HP Performance Center MMS Protocol Buffer Overflow RCE

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96271


An application installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The version of HP Performance Center installed on the remote Windows host is affected by an unspecified buffer overflow condition in the MMS protocol due to improper validation of user-supplied input. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to cause a denial of service condition or the execution of arbitrary code.


Remove the files MMSEngine.dll and MM1Client.dll as directed by HP.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 96271

File Name: hp_performance_center_mms_buffer_overflow.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2017/01/03

Modified: 2017/01/05

Dependencies: 93812

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:C


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:hp:performance_center

Required KB Items: installed_sw/HP Performance Center

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/12/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/12/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-8512

OSVDB: 149128

HP: emr_na-c05354136, HPSBGN03679