Palace long server address buffer overflow

palace-server-address-bo (15074) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Palace could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a stack-based buffer overflow. A remote attacker can create a specially-crafted URL with a long string in the server address to overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by creating a malicious Web page and hosting it on a Web site or by tricking the user into clicking the link.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Apple Macintosh
  • Palace Palace 3.5 and prior

Reported:

Feb 07, 2004

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