HP LoadRunner Unspecified Arbitrary Remote Code Execution

critical Nessus Plugin ID 51812
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The version of HP LoadRunner installed on the remote host contains a remote code execution vulnerability.


The version of HP LoadRunner installed on the remote host reportedly blindly trusts user-supplied data as an allocation size and uses to copy data from a request packet into a statically allocated heap buffer.

A remote attacker who is able to contact TCP ports 5001 or 5002 on the remote host can exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code with SYSTEM privileges.


Either upgrade to HP LoadRunner 10.0 or close ports 5001 and 5002 as described in the vendor's advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 51812

File Name: hp_loadrunner_remote_code.nasl

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 1/28/2011

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:hp:loadrunner

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/12/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/12/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0272

BID: 45792

Secunia: 42898