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 >> CGI abuses >> Monkey HTTP Daemon < 0.9.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Monkey HTTP Daemon < 0.9.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for multiple vulnerabilities in Monkey HTTP Daemon < 0.9.1

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of the Monkey HTTP Server installed on the remote host
suffers from the following flaws :

- A Format String Vulnerability
A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the
permissions of the user running monkeyd by sending a specially-
crafted request.

- A Denial of Service Vulnerability
Repeatedly requesting a zero-byte length file, if one exists,
could cause the web server to crash.

See also :

http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=87916

Solution :

Upgrade to monkeyd 0.9.1 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 13187, 13188

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

VINTAGE (195X) RARE CIRCUIT BOARD/ SWITCH B104A1 5014894 (Q)
$24.5
VINTAGE (195X) RARE CIRCUIT BOARD/ SWITCH B104A1 5014894 (Q) pictureVintage "Virtual i-Glasses" (VPC) (with Box/Manual/Software) (For Parts)
$49.95
Vintage VINTAGE (1978) VERY RARE 3M WHISPER SCREEN COMMUNICATIONS TERMINAL (WORKING BOX
$495.95
VINTAGE (1978) VERY RARE 3M WHISPER SCREEN COMMUNICATIONS TERMINAL (WORKING BOX pictureVINTAGE (1984) MANUAL: "MONSTER MATH" (FOR IBM PC/ BY IBM) Q
$39.95
VINTAGE (1984)  MANUAL:


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.