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Alleycode HTML Editor Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Wont Fix

Created

Created

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Alleycode HTML Editor and is prone to Buffer Overflow vulnerabilities.

Insight

Insight

Multiple boundary error exists in the Meta Content Optimizer when displaying the content of 'TITLE' or 'META' HTML tags. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via an HTML file defining an overly long 'TITLE' tag, 'description' or 'keywords' 'META' tag.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Alleycode HTML Editor version 2.21 and prior

Solution

Solution

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)