Intrusion Prevention

HP.Operations.Agent.Performance.Component.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in HP Operations Agent.
The vulnerability is due to an improper boundary check condition in the application when handling requests with certain opcodes.
A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted request.

Affected Products

HP OpenView Performance Agent 5.x and prior
HP Operations Agent 8.6
HP Operations Agent prior to 11.03.12

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Apply patch available from the website.
http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsupport/TechSupport/Document.jsp?objectID=c03397769

CVE References

CVE-2012-2019