EZboard 2000 BBS "Content-Type" buffer overflow

ezboard-bbs-contenttype-bo (8162) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


EZboard 2000 is vulnerable to a buffer overflow caused by improper validation of user-supplied input to the "Content-Type" HTML header. By sending a specially-crafted URL request containing an overly long argument for the ezboard.cgi, ezman.cgi, or ezadmin.cgi script, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with privileges of the Web server process.


Gain Access


Apply the fix for this vulnerability included in the BugTraq Mailing List posting dated Feb 11 2002 8:30AM. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • EZNE.NET EZboard 2000 1.27


Feb 11, 2002

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