SolarWinds TFTP Server input validation

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A vulnerability was found in SolarWinds TFTP Server (File Transfer Software). It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-20. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The weakness was presented 05/21/2010 (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2010-2115 since 05/28/2010. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details are unknown but an exploit is available.

After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as highly functional. It is possible to download the exploit at The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 47137 (SolarWinds TFTP Server < DoS), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows.

A possible mitigation has been published 4 days after the disclosure of the vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 11717.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Vulnerability Center (SBV-25904), Tenable (47137) and Exploit-DB (12683).





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.3
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Class: Privilege escalation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Highly functional
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Nessus ID: 47137
Nessus Name: SolarWinds TFTP Server < DoS
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OpenVAS ID: 100653
OpenVAS Name: SolarWinds TFTP Server Read Request (Opcode 0x01) Denial Of Service Vulnerability
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MetaSploit ID: solarwinds.rb
MetaSploit Name: SolarWinds TFTP Server Denial of Service
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Recommended: no mitigation known
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Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2010-2115 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 25904 - SolarWinds TFTP Server and Prior Remote DoS Vulnerability via a \x27Read\x27 Request, Medium
SecurityFocus: 40333
Secunia: 39896
OSVDB: 64845 - SolarWinds TFTP Server Read Request Handling DoS

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Created: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 09/14/2021 02:18 PM
Changes: (1) source_nessus_risk
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