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Web DBM Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Gets version of Web DBM

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server is prone to a buffer overflow attack.

Description :

The remote host is running MaxDB, a SAP-certified open-source database
supporting OLTP and OLAP.

According to its version, the Web DBM component of MaxDB on the remote
host reportedly contains a buffer overflow that can be triggered by an
HTTP request containing a long database name. An unauthenticated
remote attacker may be able to exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary
code on the affected host subject to the rights of the 'wahttp'
process.

See also :

http://www.symantec.com/enterprise/research/SYMSA-2006-009.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/444601/30/0/threaded

Solution :

Upgrade to Web DBM version 7.6.00.31 or later as that is reported to
fix the issue.

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: 19660

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

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