Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-4179

Stack-based buffer overflow in ovalarm.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 HTTP Accept-Language header in an OVABverbose action.
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-2009-4179

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 95.31%

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

Metasploit modules for CVE-2009-4179

  • HP OpenView Network Node Manager ovalarm.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 7.53. By sending a specially crafted CGI request to ovalarm.exe, an attacker can execute arbitrary code. This specific vulnerability is due to a call to "sprintf_new" in the "isWide"

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-4179

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CWE ids for CVE-2009-4179

References for CVE-2009-4179

Products affected by CVE-2009-4179

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