HP LoadRunner < 11.52 SSL Connection Handling Stack Buffer Overflow RCE

high Nessus Plugin ID 69424
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

Synopsis

The remote host has a software performance testing application running that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.

Description

The version of HP LoadRunner running on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability due to a failure to validate the length of data before copying it into a fixed-size buffer when handling connections using SSL. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted request, to cause a stack-based buffer overflow, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.

Solution

Upgrade to HP LoadRunner 11.52 or later.

See Also

https://www.tenable.com/security/research/tra-2013-05

http://www.nessus.org/u?fbffbb72

https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-13-169/

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 69424

File Name: hp_loadrunner_cve-2013-4800.nbin

Version: 1.12

Type: remote

Published: 8/15/2013

Updated: 7/12/2021

Dependencies: loadrunner_agent_detect.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:hp:loadrunner, cpe:/a:hp:mercury_loadrunner_agent

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/24/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/24/2013

Exploitable With

Metasploit (HP LoadRunner magentproc.exe Overflow)

ExploitHub (EH-13-896)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4800

BID: 61446

TRA: TRA-2013-05

HP: HPSBGN02905, SSRT101117, emr_na-c03862772

EDB-ID: 28809