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SDP Downloader HTTP Header Handling 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

4 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with SDP Downloader and is prone to buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is caused by a buffer overflow error when processing overly long HTTP headers, which could be exploited by attackers to crash an affected application or execute arbitrary code by convincing a user to download a file from a malicious server.

Affected Software

Affected Software

SDP Downloader version 2.3.0 and prior

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.