Adobe Macromedia JRun ISAPI long host header request buffer overflow

jrun-isapi-host-bo (9194) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Macromedia JRun (formerly Allaire JRun) is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the handling of malformed ISAPI DLL requests. By sending a request for an ISAPI DLL with an overly long Host header field, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with SYSTEM privileges or cause the system to crash.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in Macromedia Security Bulletin MPSB02-02. See References.

— OR —

Upgrade to the latest version of JRun (4.0 or later), available from the Macromedia Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Macromedia JRun 3.0
  • Macromedia JRun 3.1

Reported:

May 29, 2002

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