EZboard 2000 BBS "Content-Type" buffer overflow

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

Description:

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.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

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

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • EZNE.NET EZboard 2000 1.27

Reported:

Feb 11, 2002

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