Sun Java Web Console LibWebconsole_Services.SO Remote Format String

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running SUN Java Web Console.

The remote version of this service does not properly sanitize calls
to the syslog function. By sending a specially crafted request
it is possible to exploit this format string error.
An attacker can exploit it to execute code with the privileges of
the web server.

See also :

http://www.nruns.com/security_advisory_sun_java_format_string.php
http://www.nessus.org/u?49b94d2d

Solution :

See the vendor's update for information on workarounds and solutions
to this issue.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.2
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Web Servers

Nessus Plugin ID: 25082 ()

Bugtraq ID: 23539

CVE ID: CVE-2007-1681