FCKeditor.Java ctrl denial of service
|fckeditorjava-ctrl-dos (51738)||Medium Risk|
FCKeditor.Java is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error when processing request parameters. By sending a specially-crafted request containing ctrl characters, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.
Denial of Service
Upgrade to the latest version of FCKeditor.Java (2.4.2 or later), available from SourceForge.net: Files. See References.
- FCKeditor Trac Ticket #3902: Unsanitized request parameters may cause the request loop endlessly.
- FCKeditor Web site: FCKeditor.Java Integration - Changes Report.
- SourceForge.net: Files: FCKeditor, File Release Notes and Changelog, Release Name: 2.4.2.
- BID-35709: FCKeditor.Java Infinite Loop Denial of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2009-4875: FCKeditor.Java 2.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a malformed request parameter that contains ctrl characters.
- OSVDB ID: 56060: FCKeditor.Java ctrl Character Handling Infinite Loop DoS
- SA35870: FCKeditor.Java Infinite Loop Denial of Service Vulnerability
- Frederico Caldeira Knabben FCKeditor.Java 2.4
Jul 15, 2009
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