Rocket Software UniData/UniVerse unirpc32.dll Uni RPC Service Packet Header Remote Overflow

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 51463


A database application installed on the remote host is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.


According to its reported version, the Rocket Software UniVerse or UniData install on the remote Windows host is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability. The application fails to properly validate a size value in a RPC packet header before using it to determine the number of bytes to receive.

An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary code on the remote host with SYSTEM level privileges.


Upgrade to UniData 7.2.8 / UniVerse 10.3.9 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 51463

File Name: rocketsoftware_universe_unidata_code_exec.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2011/01/12

Modified: 2017/12/01

Dependencies: 51461, 51462

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/a:rocketsoftware:unidata

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/12/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/12/23

Reference Information

BID: 45569

OSVDB: 70181