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SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor Buffer Overflow

Disclosed September 23, 2013    Workaround Available, Zeroday

Vulnerability Description:

A buffer overflow vulnerability exists within SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor within an ActiveX control. This permits attackers to execute arbitrary code on a victim’s system if it has the vulnerable component installed.



Vulnerable Software/Devices:

SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor 6.0

Vulnerability Severity:


Exploit Availability:

Publicly Available

Exploit Impact:

Remote Code Execution
Exploitation of this vulnerability is possible through the use of methods like drive-by attacks. Remote attackers who successfully exploit this vulnerability will be able to execute code on the vulnerable system with the same rights as the currently logged on user.

BeyondTrust Prevention and Detection:

BeyondTrust's Retina® Network Security Scanner scans devices to detect for this vulnerability.

  • 30980 - SolarWinds Server and Application Monitor Buffer Overflow (20131010) (Zero-Day)


Block the affected ActiveX control from loading.