Boozt index.cgi overflow

Published: 2005-11-03 13:08:04
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Recommendations:
Upgrade your software or protect it with a filtering reverse proxy.

Summary:
It seems that index.cgi from Boozt AdBanner is installed and is vulnerable to a buffer overflow: It doesn't check the length of user supplied variables before copying them to internal arrays.

Impact:
An attacker may exploit this vulnerability to make the web server crash continually or even execute arbirtray code on the system.

Affected Versions:
Boozt 0.9.8alpha, other versions might be affected as well.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Remote Vulnerability

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2002-0098

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/6281

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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