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Boozt index.cgi overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Buffer overflow in Boozt AdBanner index.cgi

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
It seems that index.cgi from Boozt AdBanner
is installed and is vulnerable to a buffer overflow:
it doesn't check the length of user supplied variables
before copying them to internal arrays.

A cracker may exploit this vulnerability to make your web server
crash continually or even execute arbirtray code on your system.

Solution : upgrade your software or protect it with a filtering reverse proxy
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 6281

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2002 Michel Arboi

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