MapServer Buffer Overflow and Unspecified Security Vulnerabilities

Published: 2010-08-02 17:12:50
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Impact:
An attacker can exploit these issues to execute arbitrary code within the context of the affected application or crash the application. Other attacks are also possible.

Affected Versions:
Versions prior to MapServer 5.6.4 and 4.10.6 are vulnerable.

Recommendations:
The vendor has released updates to address these issues. Please see the references for more information. UPDATE (June 22, 2009): Fixes for the buffer-overflow vulnerable tracked by CVE-2009-0840 are incomplete. MapServer 4.10.4 and 5.2.2 may still be vulnerable to this issue.

Summary:
MapServer is prone to multiple remote vulnerabilities, including a buffer- overflow vulnerability and an unspecified security vulnerability affecting the CGI command-line debug arguments.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2539
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2010-2540

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/41855

References:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/41855
http://trac.osgeo.org/mapserver/ticket/3484
http://trac.osgeo.org/mapserver/ticket/3485
http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/mapserver-users/2010-July/066052.html
http://mapserver.gis.umn.edu/

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0

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