Xitami LRWP request logging code execution
|xitami-lrwp-requestlogging-code-execution (41644)||High Risk|
Xitami could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a format string error when logging LRWP (Long Running Web Process) requests. By sending an overly long request to TCP port 81, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges or cause the application to crash.
No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.
- Bratax Security Advisory B013: Xitami Web Server v2.5c2 Multiple Vulnerabilities.
- Xitami Web site: Xitami.
- BID-28603: iMatix Xitami Multiple Format String Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2008-6519: Format string vulnerability in Xitami Web Server 2.2a through 2.5c2, and possibly other versions, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a Long Running Web Process (LRWP) request, which triggers incorrect logging code involving the sendfmt function in the SMT kernel.
- OSVDB ID: 52950: Xitami Web Server LRWP Request Processing Remote Format String
- iMatix Xitami 2.2A
- Imatix Xitami 2.4
- iMatix Xitami 2.4d7
- iMatix Xitami 2.4d7 Windows
- iMatix Xitami 2.5
- iMatix Xitami 2.5c2
Apr 03, 2008
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