Web+ webpsvc.exe buffer overflow

webplus-webpsvc-bo (8361) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Web+ is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the webpsvc.exe system service. By sending an overly long URL request to webplus.exe, which would be passed to webpsvc.exe, a remote attacker can overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with SYSTEM privileges or cause the Web+ server to crash.


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of Webplus 4.6 (build 562 or later) or Webplus 5.0 (build 555 or later), as listed in the talentsoft Knowledge Base Issue WP943. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • TalentSoft Web+ 4.6
  • TalentSoft Web+ 5.0


Mar 01, 2002

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