Sun AnswerBook2 Web Server dwhttpd GET Request Remote Format String

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Synopsis :

It is possible to execute code on the remote host.

Description :

The remote web server is vulnerable to a format string attack.

An attacker may exploit this vulnerability to cause the web server
to crash continually or even execute arbitrary code on the system.

Solution :

Upgrade your software or protect it with a filtering reverse proxy.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11075 (dwhttp_format_string.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 5384

CVE ID: