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Family: Gain root remotely --> Category: attack

Mercury LoadRunner Agent server_ip_name Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Sends an invalid request to a LoadRunner agent

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote server is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The version of the LoadRunner Agent installed on the remote host
contains a buffer overflow in 'mchan.dll' that can be exploited by an
unauthenticated remote attacker using a request with a long
'server_ip_name' field to crash the affected service or execute
arbitrary code subject to the permissions of the user id under which
the agent runs.

See also :

Solution :

Apply the appropriate patch as listed in the vendor advisory
referenced above.

Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0

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