iPlanet Web Server shtml File Handling Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2000-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote web server is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

It is possible to make the remote iPlanet web server execute arbitrary
code when requesting a too long .shtml file (with a name longer than
800 chars and containing computer code).

An attacker may use this flaw to gain a shell on this host

Solution :

There is no known solution at this time.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:U/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 10538 (iws_shtml.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 1848

CVE ID: CVE-2000-1077