ZDI-11-062: Multiple Vendor Calendar Manager RPC Service Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Feb 08 2011 06:44PM
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ZDI-11-062: Multiple Vendor Calendar Manager RPC Service Remote Code Execution Vulnerability


February 8, 2011

-- CVE ID:

-- CVSS:
10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

-- Affected Vendors:
Sun Microsystems

-- Affected Products:
Hewlett-Packard HP-UX
Sun Microsystems Solaris 10

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-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of the Calendar Manager RPC Service.
Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the CMSD server (rpc.cmsd) which listens
by default on UDP port 32768. The process does not properly handle large
XDR-encoded ASCII strings to RPC call 10 followed by RPC call 6. This
can be abused by an attacker to overflow a buffer on the remote host.
Successful exploitation can result in arbitrary code execution.

-- Vendor Response:

IBM is not providing credits, as our system at that time and for this
brand does not accept credits.


-- Disclosure Timeline:
2009-08-20 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2011-02-08 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
* Rodrigo Rubira Branco (BSDaemon)

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