Stack-based buffer overflow in the _tt_internal_realpath function in the ToolTalk library (libtt.a) in IBM AIX 5.2.0, 5.3.0, 5.3.7 through 5.3.10, and 6.1.0 through 6.1.3, when the rpc.ttdbserver daemon is enabled in /etc/inetd.conf, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long XDR-encoded ASCII string to remote procedure 15.
Published 2009-08-10 23:30:00
Updated 2009-08-11 04:00:00
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-2727

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-2009-2727

  • ToolTalk rpc.ttdbserverd _tt_internal_realpath Buffer Overflow (AIX)
    Disclosure Date: 2009-06-17
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a buffer overflow vulnerability in _tt_internal_realpath function of the ToolTalk database server (rpc.ttdbserverd). Authors: - Ramon de C Valle <> - Adriano Lima <>

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-2727

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CWE ids for CVE-2009-2727

Products affected by CVE-2009-2727

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