FGA-2009-003:EMC RepliStor Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Apr 09 2009 02:01AM
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FGA-2009-003:EMC RepliStor Buffer Overflow Vulnerability 

2009.April.08

Summary: 

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Fortinet's FortiGuard Global Security Research Team has discovered a buffer overflow vulnerability in EMC RepliStor.

Impact:

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Remote code execution.

Risk: 

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Critical

Affected Software: 

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EMC RepliStor 6.2 SP4 and earlier

EMC RepliStor 6.3 SP1 and earlier

Additional Information:

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A remote, unauthenticated user may connect over TCP to the "ctrlservice.exe" or "rep_srv.exe" process and send a specially-crafted

message to cause a heap based buffer overflow, which can result in arbitrary code execution.

Solutions:

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The FortiGuard Global Security Research Team released the signature "EMC.RepliStor.Integer.Overflow"

Users should use EMC's Powerlink solution to upgrade to the following EMC RepliStor products:

RepliStor 6.2 SP5: Navigate in Powerlink to Home > Support > Software Downloads and Licensing > Downloads P-R >RepliStor 6.2 SP5

RepliStor 6.3 SP2: Navigate in Powerlink to Home > Support > Software Downloads and Licensing > Downloads P-R >RepliStor 6.3 SP2

Fortinet customers who subscribe to Fortinet¡¯s intrusion prevention (IPS) service should be protected against this buffer overflow

vulnerability. Fortinet¡¯s IPS service is one component of FortiGuard Subscription Services, which also offer comprehensive solutions

such as antivirus, Web content filtering and antispam capabilities. These services enable protection against threats on both application

and network layers. FortiGuard Services are continuously updated by the FortiGuard Global Security Research Team, which enables Fortinet

to deliver a combination of multi-layered security intelligence and true zero-day protection from new and emerging threats.

These updates are delivered to all FortiGate, FortiMail and FortiClient products. Fortinet strictly follows responsible disclosure

guidelines to ensure optimum protection during a threat's lifecycle.

References: 

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FortiGuard Advisory: http://www.fortiguardcenter.com/advisory/FGA-2009-13.html

EMC Powerlink: powerlink.emc.com

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1119

Acknowledgments:  

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Zhenhua Liu of Fortinet's FortiGuard Global Security Research Team

Disclaimer:

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Although Fortinet has attempted to provide accurate information in these materials, Fortinet assumes no legal responsibility for

the accuracy or completeness of the information. More specific information is available on request from Fortinet. Please note that

Fortinet's product information does not constitute or contain any guarantee, warranty or legally binding representation, unless

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About Fortinet ( www.fortinet.com ):

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Fortinet is the pioneer and leading provider of ASIC-accelerated unified threat management, or UTM, security systems, which are used

by enterprises and service providers to increase their security while reducing total operating costs. Fortinet solutions were built

from the ground up to integrate multiple levels of security protection--including firewall, antivirus, intrusion prevention, VPN,

spyware prevention and anti-spam -- designed to help customers protect against network and content level threats. Leveraging a custom

ASIC and unified interface, Fortinet solutions offer advanced security functionality that scales from remote office to chassis-based

solutions with integrated management and reporting. Fortinet solutions have won multiple awards around the world and are the only

security products that are certified in six programs by ICSA Labs: (Firewall, Antivirus, IPSec, SSL, Network IPS, and Anti-Spyware).

Fortinet is privately held and based in Sunnyvale, California.

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