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IBM Tivoli Endpoint Manager POST Query Buffer Overflow

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IBM Tivoli Endpoint Manager POST Query Buffer Overflow



This module exploits a stack based buffer overflow in the way IBM Tivoli Endpoint Manager versions 3.7.1, 4.1, 4.1.1, 4.3.1 handles long POST query arguments. This issue can be triggered by sending a specially crafted HTTP POST request to the service (lcfd.exe) listening on TCP port 9495. To trigger this issue authorization is required. This exploit makes use of a second vulnerability, a hardcoded account (tivoli/boss) is used to bypass the authorization restriction.


  • bannedit <bannedit@metasploit.com>
  • Jeremy Brown <0xjbrown@gmail.com>




Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use exploit/windows/http/ibm_tivoli_endpoint_bof
msf exploit(ibm_tivoli_endpoint_bof) > show targets
msf exploit(ibm_tivoli_endpoint_bof) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(ibm_tivoli_endpoint_bof) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(ibm_tivoli_endpoint_bof) > exploit

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