Monkey HTTP Daemon mk_request_header_process function buffer overflow
|monkeyhttpd-cve20133843-bo (84755)||High Risk|
Monkey HTTP Daemon is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by a signedness error within the mk_request_header_process() function in mk_request.c file. By sending a specially-crafted request, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system.
No remedy available as of October 1, 2014.
- Monkey HTTPD Web site: Monkey HTTP Daemon - A Fast and Lightweight HTTP Server for GNU/Linux - Home.
- Monkey-Project #182: Buffer Overflow DoS Vulnerability With Possible Arbitrary Code Execution.
- Packet Storm Security [06-04-2013]: Monkey 1.2.0 Buffer Overflow.
- BID-60333: Monkey HTTP Daemon 'memcpy()' Function Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2013-3843: Stack-based buffer overflow in the mk_request_header_process function in mk_request.c in Monkey HTTP Daemon (monkeyd) before 1.2.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTTP header.
- SA53697: Monkey HTTP Daemon "mk_request_header_process()" Signedness Error Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- Eduardo Silva Monkey HTTPD 1.2.0
May 30, 2013
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