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TELUS Security Labs VR - Novell ZENworks Handheld Management ZfHIPCND.exe Buffer Overflow
Novell ZENworks Handheld Management ZfHIPCND.exe Buffer Overflow
TSL ID: FSC20110125-06
1. Affected Software
Novell ZENworks Handheld Management 7.0
2. Vulnerability Summary
A buffer overflow vulnerability exists in Novell ZENworks Handheld Management that could be exploited by remote unauthenticated attackers to execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges on a vulnerable server.
3. Vulnerability Analysis
The vulnerability is due to a boundary error in the IP Conduit Service, ZfHIPCND.exe. If a crafted packet is sent to the service on port 2400/TCP, it allocates a fixed size heap buffer and copies the client device information into it without validating the string size. This could be exploited by attackers to overflow the buffer and possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the ZfHIPCND.exe service, by default SYSTEM.
4. Vulnerability Detection
TELUS Security Labs has confirmed the vulnerability in:
ZENworks Handheld Management 7.0 (ZfHIPCND.exe version 126.96.36.1999 Build 10/29/10)
Do not allow untrusted hosts to access the vulnerable service.
6. Vendor Response
Patches have been made available by the vendor to eliminate this vulnerability:
7. Disclosure Timeline
2010-12-21 Reported to the vendor
2010-12-21 Vendor response
2011-01-25 Vendor released patches and advisory
2011-01-26 Published TSL advisory
Junaid Bohio of Vulnerability Research Team, TELUS Security Labs
CVE: Not available
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