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OpenTFTP Server Read Request 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 Patch

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is running OpenTFTP Server and is prone to buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to a boundary error in the handling of filenames and can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a read request with an overly long filename.

Affected Software

Affected Software

OpenTFTP Server SP version 1.4.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to OpenTFTP Server SP version 1.5 or later.