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TPTI-07-18: EMC RepliStor Server Heap Overflow Vulnerability

TPTI-07-18: EMC RepliStor Server Heap Overflow Vulnerability
October 10, 2007

-- CVE ID:

-- Affected Vendor:

-- Affected Products:
Replistor 6.1.3

-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability since October  9, 2007 by Digital Vaccine protection
filter ID 5623. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS:


-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of EMC RepliStor Server. User interaction is
not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists in the RepliStor Server Service that listens
by default on TCP port 7144. The vulnerable function trusts a
user-supplied size value allowing an attacker to create an undersized
buffer. A later call to recv() overflows that buffer allowing for
arbitrary code execution in the context of the SYSTEM user.

-- Vendor Response:
EMC has issued updates to correct this vulnerability. More details can
be found in knowledge base article emc168869 available from
powerlink.emc.com. EMC customers can further contact EMC Software
Technical Support at 1-877-534-2867. 

-- Disclosure Timeline:
2007.07.20 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2007.10.09 - Digital Vaccine released to TippingPoint customers
2007.10.10 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by Aaron Portnoy.

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