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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Sambar Search Results Buffer Overflow Denial of Service

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Sambar Search Results Buffer Overflow DoS

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running Sambar Server, a web server package.

The remote version of this software contains a flaw that may permit a possible hacker
to crash the service remotely.

A buffer overflow was found in the /search/results.stm application that
comes shipped with Sambar Server.

Vulnerable versions: Sambar Server 4.x
Sambar Server 5.x
Sambar Server 6.0

Solution: Upgrade to current release of this software
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 7975

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 SensePost

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