ELOG elogd logbook denial of service
|elog-elogd-logbook-dos (39824)||Medium Risk|
Electronic Logbook (ELOG) is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the processing of malicious input in the replace_inline_img() [elogd.c] function. By sending specially-crafted entries to any logbook, a remote authenticated attacker could cause the application to enter into an infinite loop and crash the service.
Denial of Service
Upgrade to the latest version of ELOG (2.7.1 or later), available from the ELOG Web site. See References.
- ELOG Web site: ELOG Changelog.
- BID-27399: ELOG Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability and Denial of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2008-0445: The replace_inline_img function in elogd in Electronic Logbook (ELOG) before 2.7.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via crafted logbook entries. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
- OSVDB ID: 41682: ELOG replace_inline_img Function Crafted Logbook Entry DoS
- SA28589: ELOG Script Insertion and Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
- VUPEN/ADV-2008-0265: ELOG Remote Buffer Overflow and Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
- Stefan Ritt Elog Web Logbook prior to 2.7.1
Jan 22, 2008
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