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Easy Chat Server 'username' Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Wont Fix

Created

Created

11 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Easy Chat Server and is prone to Buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to a boundary error when processing URL parameters. Which can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow by sending an overly long 'username' parameter to 'chat.ghp' script.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Easy Chat Server Version 2.5 and before.

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.