HTTP File Server Remote Command Execution Vulnerability-02 Jan16

Published: 2016-01-11 09:52:37
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:

This host is running HTTP File Server and is prone to remote command execution vulnerability.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
The flaw is due to an improper neutralization of Null byte or NUL character

Successful exploitation will allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code by uploading a file with certain invalid UTF-8 byte sequences that are interpreted as executable macro symbols.

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Affected Versions:
HttpFileServer version 2.3g and prior.

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.

Solution Type:
Vendor will not fix

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

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