Ntop traceEvent() function format string

ntop-traceevent-format-string (8347) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Ntop is vulnerable to a format string attack in the traceEvent() function, which could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system.


Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest Snapshot version of ntop (dated after March 1, 2002), available from the ntop snapshop Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Luca Deri ntop 2.0

Reported:

Mar 04, 2002

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