WN Server overly long GET request buffer overflow

wn-server-get-bo (10223) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


WN Server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow. By sending an overly long GET request to the HTTP server, a remote attacker could bypass character filtering to overflow a buffer and execute code on the system with the privileges of the server.


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of WN Server (2.4.4 or later), available from the WN Server Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • John Franks WN Server 1.18.2 - 2.0.0


Sep 30, 2002

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