Vulnerability Note VU#485744
Flexera Software FlexNet Publisher lmgrd contains a buffer overflow vulnerability
Original Release date: 22 Feb 2016 | Last revised: 04 Apr 2016
Flexera Software FlexNet Publisher, including all versions prior to 22.214.171.124, lmgrd and custom vendor daemon servers contain a buffer overflow vulnerability that may be leveraged to gain code execution.
Flexera Software FlexNet Publisher is a software license manager that provides licensing models and solutions for software vendors.
A buffer overflow vulnerability in a string copying function of lmgrd and custom vendor daemon servers may enable a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code in affected server hosts.
For more information, refer to the researchers’ blog post and advisory.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code in affected server hosts.
Apply an update
Software vendors that distribute vulnerable lmgrd or vendor daemon components should obtain FlexNet Publisher 2015 (126.96.36.199) Security Update 1 or later from Flexera Software’s Product and License Center. Users of affected software should contact product vendors for update information.
Vendor Information (Learn More)
Note that any vendor that distributes lmgrd or a customized version with their products may be affected.
As the CERT/CC becomes aware of specific vendors and products, we will add them to the list below.
VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate UpdatedCitrixAffected-10 Mar 2016
Flexera SoftwareAffected-22 Feb 2016If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let
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Thanks to Matthew Benton, Ryan Wincey, and Richard Kelley for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Joel Land.
22 Feb 2016
Date First Published:
22 Feb 2016
Date Last Updated:
04 Apr 2016
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