Articles with tag: Corehttp
POSTED BY: Patroklos Argyroudis / 02.12.2009

CoreHTTP web server off-by-one buffer overflow vulnerability

CVE ID:CVE-2009-3586
Affected Products:CoreHTTP web server versions ≤
Class:Improper Input Validation (CWE-20), Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)
Discovered by:Patroklos Argyroudis

We have discovered a remotely exploitable “improper input validation” vulnerability in the CoreHTTP web server that leads to an off-by-one stack buffer overflow. The vulnerability can lead to denial of service attacks against the web server and potentially to the remote execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the server.