Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-4178

Heap-based buffer overflow in OvWebHelp.exe in HP OpenView Network Node Manager (OV NNM) 7.01, 7.51, and 7.53 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long Topic parameter.
Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code
Published 2009-12-10 22:30:01
Updated 2018-10-10 19:48:42
Source HP Inc.
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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-2009-4178

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 96.70%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 100 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

Metasploit modules for CVE-2009-4178

  • HP OpenView Network Node Manager OvWebHelp.exe CGI Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2009-12-09
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in HP OpenView Network Node Manager 7.50. By sending a specially crafted CGI request to OvWebHelp.exe, an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code. Authors: - MC <>

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-4178

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CWE ids for CVE-2009-4178

References for CVE-2009-4178

Products affected by CVE-2009-4178

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