Buffer overflow in TFTP Server SP 1.4 and 1.5 on Windows, and possibly other versions, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long TFTP error packet. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Published 2008-05-12 22:20:00
Updated 2017-09-29 01:31:02
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-2161

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 98 %
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Metasploit modules for CVE-2008-2161

  • OpenTFTP SP 1.4 Error Packet Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2008-07-05
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a buffer overflow in OpenTFTP Server SP 1.4. The vulnerable condition triggers when the TFTP opcode is configured as an error packet, the TFTP service will then format the message using a sprintf() function, which causes an overflow, therefore

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-2161

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CWE ids for CVE-2008-2161

Products affected by CVE-2008-2161

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