Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Gain root remotely >> Rendezvous HTTP Interface Buffer Overflow Vulnerability


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Rendezvous HTTP Interface Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version number in Rendezvous' HTTP banner

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote server is prone to a buffer overflow attack.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running Rendezvous, a commercial
messaging software product used for building distributed applications

According to its banner, several of the components in the version of
Rendezvous installed on the remote host contain a buffer overflow
vulnerability in the HTTP administrative interface that may permit
arbitrary code execution subject to the rights of the user that
invoked the daemon, or 'nobody' in the case the remote system is
'unix' and the invoking user was 'root'.

See also :

http://www.tibco.com/resources/mk/rendezvous_security_advisory.txt
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/999884

Solution :

Upgrade to Rendezvous 7.5.1 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 18301

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

AnvorTM Forever Love Crystal Heart 16G USB Flash Drive Memory Stick Data Storage
$13.16
AnvorTM Forever Love Crystal Heart 16G USB Flash Drive Memory Stick Data Storage pictureNEW SanDisk 8GB Cruzer Blade CZ50 USB 2.0 Flash Drive Memory Stick US
$5.88
NEW SanDisk 8GB Cruzer Blade CZ50 USB 2.0 Flash Drive Memory Stick US pictureJUANW 20pcs 16GB Swivel Design USB 2.0 Flash Drive Memory Stick Fold Storage Thu
$119.5
JUANW 20pcs 16GB Swivel Design USB 2.0 Flash Drive Memory Stick Fold Storage Thu picture8/16/32/64GB USB Swivel Flash Memory Stick Pen Drive Storage Thumb U Disk
$8.42
8/16/32/64GB USB Swivel Flash Memory Stick Pen Drive Storage Thumb U Disk picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.