Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> Gain root remotely >> Format string on HTTP method name


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Format string on HTTP method name

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Sends an HTTP request with %s as a method

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote web server seems to be vulnerable to a format string attack
on the method name.
A possible hacker might use this flaw to make it crash or even execute
arbitrary code on this host.


Solution : upgrade your software or contact your vendor and inform him
of this vulnerability

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Michel Arboi

Cables, Connectors

Dell Poweredge T610 Server 8 Cores 2x E5620 2.4Ghz 56GB 2x 73GB 10k PERC RAID
$99.99
Dell Poweredge T610 Server 8 Cores 2x E5620 2.4Ghz 56GB 2x 73GB 10k PERC RAID pictureIntel Xeon W3680 3.33GHz Hex Core SLBV2
$50.0
Intel Xeon W3680 3.33GHz Hex Core SLBV2  pictureMIXED LOT OF 6: Intel Xeon / Core 2 duo x2 E5320 x1 E5504 x1 E5405 x2 E6850 CPU
$14.99
MIXED LOT OF 6: Intel Xeon / Core 2 duo x2 E5320 x1 E5504 x1 E5405 x2 E6850 CPU picturePowerEdge 2850 - 2x2.8 GHz Xeon Dual Core - 2 GB RAM - SCSI 64-Bit
$69.5
PowerEdge 2850 - 2x2.8 GHz Xeon Dual Core - 2 GB RAM - SCSI 64-Bit picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.