Cogent DataHub < 7.3.4 Malformed POST Request Buffer Overflow RCE

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Synopsis :

The remote host is running an application that is affected by a remote
code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Cogent DataHub, formerly known
as Cascade DataHub and OFC DataHub, that is prior to 7.3.4. It is,
therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability that is
triggered when handling malformed POST query strings. An
unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to cause a
heap-based buffer overflow, resulting in a denial of service condition
or the execution of arbitrary code in the context of the DataHub

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Cogent DataHub version 7.3.4 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: SCADA

Nessus Plugin ID: 72486 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63397


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