Zero-Day Advisory

Fortinet Discovers Multiple Vulnerabilities In HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring

Summary

Fortinet's FortiGuard has discovered multiple vulnerabilities in HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring.

Solutions

FortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:

HP.StorageWorks.Storage.Mirroring.Auto.Discovery.Heap.Overflow
Released Mar 30, 2009
Use the solution provided by HP.

Additional Information

A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring Auto-Discovery Module that can lead to remote code execution. This is due to invalid bounds checking. Attackers can exploit this vulnerability by sending a malformed UDP packet.
A denial of service vulnerability exists in the HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring Management Console. Attackers can exploit this vulnerability by sending a malformed UDP packet to port 1100 where the HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring Management Console listens.
A weak password encryption algorithm is used in the HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring Log-on Module. Attackers can easily acquire the password in cleartext.

Acknowledgement

Zhenhua Liu, Junfeng Jia, and Xiaopeng Zhang of Fortinet's FortiGuard Global Security Research Team

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