WebTrends Reporting Center long string buffer overflow

webtrends-long-string-bo (8864) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


WebTrends Reporting Center is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the system service "WTRS_UI.EXE". By sending a specially-crafted GET request containing a long string argument, a remote attacker can overflow a buffer and overwrite stack variables to execute arbitrary code on the system with SYSTEM level privileges.


Gain Privileges


Upgrade to WebTrends Reporting Center version 4.0e or later versions. The latest WRC version can be downloaded from the WebTrends Reporting Center Web site. See References.

As a workaround, disable anonymous access which is enabled by default.


Platforms Affected:

  • WebTrends WebTrends Reporting Center 4.0d


Apr 17, 2002

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