Monkey HTTP Daemon (monkeyd) PostMethod() Function Remote Overflow

High Nessus Plugin ID 11544


Arbitrary code can be run on the remote web server.


The version of Monkey web server that you are running is vulnerable to a buffer overflow on a POST command with too much data.
It is possible to make this web server crash or execute arbitrary code.


Upgrade to Monkey server 0.6.2

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 11544

File Name: monkeyweb_too_big_post.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.18 $

Type: remote

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2003/04/22

Modified: 2016/05/16

Dependencies: 10107, 17975

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 6.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2003/04/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2003-0218

BID: 7202

OSVDB: 7733