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Kolibri WebServer HTTP Request Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

High

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

7.5

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Wont Fix

Created

Created

8 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host is running Kolibri WebServer and is prone to denial of service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to an error when processing web requests and can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via an overly long string passed in a HEAD or GET request.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Kolibri webserver version 2.0

Detection Method

Detection Method

Send a crafted exploit string via HTTP GET request and check whether it is able to crash or not.

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)