Stack-based buffer overflow in DoubleTake.exe in HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring (SWSM) before 4.5 SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted encoded authentication request.
Published 2008-06-04 19:32:00
Updated 2017-08-08 01:30:21
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-1661

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2008-1661

  • DoubleTake/HP StorageWorks Storage Mirroring Service Authentication Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2008-06-04
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in the authentication mechanism of NSI Doubletake which is also rebranded as HP Storage Works. This vulnerability was found by Titon of Bastard Labs. Authors: - ri0t <>

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-1661

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2008-1661

Vendor statements for CVE-2008-1661

  • Double-Take 2009-05-08
    This issue was fixed in version 5.1 which was released July 11, 2008

Products affected by CVE-2008-1661

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