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MediaHouse Statistic Server Buffer Overflow

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Overflow of /ss?

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

It was possible to overflow a buffer in a CGI
on the remote server by making the request :

GET /ss?setsite=aaaa[....]aaaa

A possible hacker may use this flaw to execute arbitrary
code on this server.

Solution : There was no solution ready when this vulnerability was written

Please contact the vendor for updates that address this vulnerability.
Workaround : see

Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 734

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 1999 Renaud Deraison

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