Intrusion Prevention

HP.OpenView.Network.Node.Manager.CGI.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in HP OpenView Network Node Manager.
The vulnerability is due to an improper boundary check condition in the application when handling an overly long HTTP request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted HTTP request.

Affected Products

HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM) 6.41
HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM) 7.01
HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM) 7.51

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c01188923

CVE References

CVE-2010-2704 CVE-2007-6204