webfs 1.17 URI memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in webfs 1.17. Affected is an unknown function of the component URI Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 07/24/2003 with Debian (Website). The advisory is available at debian.org. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2003-0445 since 06/19/2003. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 15165 (Debian DSA-328-1 : webfs - buffer overflow), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks and running in the context local.

Upgrading to version 1.17.1 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published before and not just after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 7990), X-Force (12385), Vulnerability Center (SBV-4458) and Tenable (15165).



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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 15165
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-328-1 : webfs - buffer overflow
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OpenVAS ID: 53617
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 328-1 (webfs)
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Upgrade: webfs 1.17.1


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Advisory: debian.org
Organization: Debian
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2003-0445 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 7990 - WebFS Request-URI Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
X-Force: 12385
Vulnerability Center: 4458 - Buffer Overflow in Webfs <= 1.17.1 Allows Execution of Arbitrary Code, High


Created: 08/14/2014 06:20 PM
Updated: 05/22/2019 07:55 AM
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