84535 : Viking Web Server Multiple Header Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2000-08-28

Description

Viking Web Server is prone to an overflow condition. The RobTex Viking Server fails to properly check a long HTTP GET request and the HTTP Headers Host, Unless-Modified-Since, If-Modified-Since, and If-Range resulting in a buffer overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker can cause cause the server to either crash or execute arbitrary code resulting in a loss of integrity, and/or availability.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Integrity, Loss of Availability
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Third-party Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.9 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

RobTex
Viking Server
1.06 B355
1.07 B381

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2003-12-31 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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