ZoneMinder zms buffer overflow

zoneminder-zms-bo (16136) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

ZoneMinder is vulnerable to a buffer overflow. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted long query string to the zms script to overflow a buffer, which would allow the attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of ZoneMinder (1.19.2 or later), available from ZoneMinder Web site. See References.

References:

  • ZoneMinder Web site: ZoneMinder: Linux Video Camera and CCTV Security with Motion Detection.
  • BID-10340: Triornis ZoneMinder Multiple Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2004-0227: Buffer overflow in the zms script in ZoneMinder before 1.19.2 may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via a long query string.
  • OSVDB ID: 6112: ZoneMinder Query String Overflow

Platforms Affected:

  • ZoneMinder ZoneMinder prior to 1.19.2

Reported:

May 12, 2004

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