Tiny IdentD Identification Protocol buffer overflow

tinyidentd-identification-bo (34298) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Tiny IdentD is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the Identification Protocol. By sending an overly request to TCP port 113, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code 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: 6.3
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Tiny IdentD Web site: Home page.
  • BID-23981: TinyIdentD Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2007-2711: Stack-based buffer overflow in TinyIdentD 2.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string to TCP port 113.
  • OSVDB ID: 36053: TinyIdentD Long Query Request Remote Overflow
  • SA25248: TinyIdentD Long Query Request Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • TinyIRC Tiny IdentD 2.2

Reported:

May 14, 2007

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