Easy Address Book Web Server URL format string

easyaddressbook-url-format-string (28752) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Easy Address Book Web Server could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by a format string vulnerability. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially-crafted URL request containing malicious format specifiers to execute arbitrary commands on the system or cause the server to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Sep 04 2006 - 14:41:51 CDT : Easy Address Book Web Server Format String Vulnerability.
  • EFS Software Web site: Web Address Book Software Sharing software, Contacts Manager.
  • BID-19842: Easy Address Book Web Server Remote Format String Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-4654: Format string vulnerability in Easy Address Book Web Server 1.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or compromise the server via encoded format string specifiers in the query string.
  • OSVDB ID: 28945: Easy Address Book Web Server Query Remote Format String
  • SA21959: Easy Address Book Web Server Format String Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • EFS Software Easy Address Book Web Server 1.2

Reported:

Sep 04, 2006

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