Upstream information

CVE-2003-0899 at MITRE

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.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 47734 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 47792 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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