[VIM] [Full-disclosure] ZDI-10-200: Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack 0xfafbfcfd Packet Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (fwd)

security curmudgeon jericho at attrition.org
Tue Dec 28 04:12:35 CST 2010

Hey ZDI,

Do you know which CVE this corresponds to? There are multiple 
FastBackServer.exe overflows.



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Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2010 16:12:00 -0500
Subject: [Full-disclosure] ZDI-10-200: Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack
     0xfafbfcfd Packet Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-10-200: Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack 0xfafbfcfd Packet Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
October 12, 2010

-- CVSS:
10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

-- Affected Vendors:

-- Affected Products:
IBM Tivoli Storage Manager

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-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Tivoli Storage Manager. Authentication is
not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within FastBackServer.exe which listens by
default on TCP port 1320. When handling a packet with header type
0xFAFBFCFD the process blindly copies user supplied data into a heap
buffer. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to execute
arbitrary code under the context of the SYSTEM user.

-- Vendor Response:
IBM states:
Issue 2

-- Disclosure Timeline:
2010-06-17 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2010-10-12 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
     * AbdulAziz Hariri

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