dwhttpd format string

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

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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

Summary:
The remote web server is vulnerable to a format string attack.

Impact:
A cracker may exploit this vulnerability to make your web server crash continually or even execute arbirtray code on your system.

Affected Versions:
dwhttp/4.0.2a7a and dwhttpd/4.1a6 are known to be affected. Other versions might be affected as well.

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-1999-1417

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5384

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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