iPlanet Application Server Prefix Remote Overflow

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Synopsis :

The remote application server is affected by a buffer overflow

Description :

The remote Sun ONE Application Server (formerly known as iPlanet
Application Server) is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when a user
provides a long buffer after the application service prefix, as in

GET /[AppServerPrefix]/[long buffer]

An attacker may use this flaw to execute arbitrary code on this
host or disable it remotely.

See also :


Solution :

If you are running Application Server 6.5, apply SP1.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11403 (iplanet_app_server_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 7082

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0387