NCSA Webserver 1.5c memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in NCSA Webserver 1.5c (Web Server). It has been declared as very critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

buffer overflow in ncsa webserver (version 1.5c) gives remote access.

The weakness was released 02/01/1995 with CERT. This vulnerability was named CVE-1999-0232. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 05/08/2019).

A public exploit has been developed in ANSI C. It is declared as proof-of-concept. It is possible to download the exploit at

Proper firewalling of Web Server Port is able to address this issue.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 3158), X-Force (517) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-690). Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 13697.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.2

VulDB Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Temp Score: 9.2
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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02/01/1995 🔍
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02/17/1995 +16 days 🔍
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06/17/2014 +4164 days 🔍
08/11/2017 +1151 days 🔍
05/08/2019 +635 days 🔍


Organization: CERT
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-1999-0232 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 3158 - NCSA HTTPd Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
X-Force: 517
Vulnerability Center: 690 - NCSA HTTPd Buffer Overflow Vulnerability, High

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Created: 06/17/2014 03:40 PM
Updated: 05/08/2019 09:40 AM
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