4D WebSTAR Server V long FTP command buffer overflow

4dwebstar-long-ftp-bo (16686) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

4D WebSTAR Server V is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow in the FTP service. A remote attacker could send a long FTP command to overflow a buffer and possibly execute arbitrary code on the system with WebSTAR user and group id 'wheel' privileges.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of 4D WebSTAR Server V (5.3.3 or later), available from the WebSTAR FTP site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • 4D 4D WebSTAR V 5.3.2 and prior

Reported:

Jul 13, 2004

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