iPlanet Application Server Prefix Remote Overflow

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2011 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

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 :

http://download.oracle.com/sunalerts/1000998.1.html

Solution :

If you are running Application Server 6.5, apply SP1.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 11403 (iplanet_app_server_overflow.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 7082

CVE ID: CVE-2002-0387