Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-3031

Stack-based buffer overflow in the BrowseAndSaveFile method in the Altiris eXpress NS ConsoleUtilities ActiveX control in AeXNSConsoleUtilities.dll in Symantec Altiris Notification Server (NS) 6.0 before R12, Deployment Server 6.8 and 6.9 in Symantec Altiris Deployment Solution 6.9 SP3, and Symantec Management Platform (SMP) 7.0 before SP3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string in the second argument.
Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code
Published 2009-11-03 16:30:10
Updated 2018-10-10 19:43:03
Source MITRE
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At least one public exploit which can be used to exploit this vulnerability exists!

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-3031

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 96.40%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 99 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

Metasploit modules for CVE-2009-3031

  • Symantec ConsoleUtilities ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date : 2009-11-02
    This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in Symantecs ConsoleUtilities. By sending an overly long string to the "BrowseAndSaveFile()" method located in the AeXNSConsoleUtilities.dll ( Control, an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code Authors: - Nikolas Sotiriu (lofi)

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CWE ids for CVE-2009-3031

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