Zero-Day Advisory

Fortinet Discovers Multiple Vulnerabilities In HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring Software Log-on Module


Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered multiple vulnerabilities in HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring Software Log-on Module.


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Additional Information

A heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring Auto-Discovery Module that can lead to remote code execution. This is due to invalid bounds checking. Attackers can exploit this vulnerability by sending a malformed UDP packet.


Zhenhua Liu, Junfeng Jia, and Xiaopeng Zhang of Fortinet's FortiGuard Global Security Research Team

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