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HP Diagnostics magentservice.exe Stack Buffer Overflow


Check Point Reference: CPAI-2012-659
Date Published:
Source: Secunia Advisory SA50325
Protection Provided by: Security Gateway
  • R75
Who is Vulnerable?
HP Diagnostics 9.20 and prior
Vulnerability Description
A buffer overflow vulnerability has been reported in the HP Diagnostics Server.
Vulnerability Details
The vulnerability is due to lack of boundary checking while copying user-supplied data into a stack buffer. A remote attacker can exploit this issue by sending a malicious message to the target. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability would lead to code execution in the security context of the affected service.

Protection Overview
This protection will detect and block the transferring of a malicious message to the target host.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

To configure the defense, select your product from the list below and follow the related protection steps.

Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

How Can I Protect My Network?

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the HP Diagnostics magentservice.exe Stack Buffer Overflow protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

How Do I Know if My Network is Under Attack?
SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: HP Products Protection Violation
Attack Information: HP Diagnostics magentservice.exe Stack Buffer Overflow