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Sun Java System Web Server Multiple Heap-based Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities (Linux)

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 Patch

Created

Created

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

4 years ago

Summary

This host has Sun Java Web Server running which is prone to multiple Heap-based Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities.

Insight

Insight

An error exists in in webservd and admin server that can be exploited to overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause the server to crash via a long string in an 'Authorization: Digest' HTTP header.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Sun Java System Web Server version 7.0 update 7 on Linux.

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to Sun Java System Web Server version 7.0 update 8 or later.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)