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CVE-1999-0178 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the win-c-sample program (win-c-sample.exe) in the WebSite web server 1.1e allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long query string.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/01/1997      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-1999-0178
Original release date:
01/01/1997
Last revised:
10/09/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/1997_1/0021.html External Source BUGTRAQ 19970106 Re: signal handling
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2078 External Source BID 2078
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/295 External Source XF http-website-winsample(295)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:oreilly:oreilly_website:1.1e:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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