WebMod < 0.48 HTTP Server 'Content-Length' Heap Overflow

Critical Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2660

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a heap overflow.

Description

The remote host is running WebMod. WebMod is a web server that is used in popular online games (such as Half-Life). WebMod is the administrative interface to the currently-running game. This version of WebMod is vulnerable to a remote heap overflow. The flaw is in the way that WebMod handles large 'Content-Length' HTTP headers.

Solution

Upgrade to version 0.48 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 2660

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2005/02/28

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 2659

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSSv2

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:webmod:webmod

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0608

BID: 12679