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Simple Web Server Connection Header Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

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

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Wont Fix

Created

Created

10 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

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

Insight

Insight

A specially crafted data sent via HTTP header 'Connection:', triggers a buffer overflow and executes arbitrary code on the target system.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Simple Web Server version 2.2 rc2

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.