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CVE-2003-0899 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in defang in libhttpd.c for thttpd 2.21 to 2.23b1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via requests that contain '<' or '>' characters, which trigger the overflow when the characters are expanded to "&lt;" and "&gt;" sequences.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Solution

This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release: Acme Labs, thttpd, 2.24

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=106729188224252&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8906 Exploit Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/13530
https://www.debian.org/security/2003/dsa-396

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:acme_labs:thttpd:2.21:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:acme_labs:thttpd:2.21b:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:acme_labs:thttpd:2.22:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:acme_labs:thttpd:2.23b1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0899
NVD Published Date:
11/03/2003
NVD Last Modified:
07/10/2017