WebServer 4D HTTP GET Request Remote Overflow

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2186

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote host is running WebServer 4D. It is possible to kill the web server by sending an oversized string of '<' as an argument to a GET request. An attacker may exploit this vulnerability to make your web server crash continually or even execute arbirtray code on your system.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

See Also

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2003-q2/0502.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2186

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/30

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 11560

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1507

BID: 13538, 7479, 14192