Intrusion Prevention

HP.OpenView.NNM.OvJavaLocale.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer-overflow vulnerability in HP OpenView NNM.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles
a request with a malicious "OvJavaLocale" header. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via sending a crafted HTTP query.

Affected Products

HP OpenView NNM v.7.53

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version, available from the vendor's website.
See HP's security bulletin HPSBMA02563 SSRT100165 for details.

CVE References

CVE-2010-2709