mapserv.c in mapserv in MapServer 4.x before 4.10.4 and 5.x before 5.2.2 does not ensure that the string holding the id parameter ends in a '\0' character, which allows remote attackers to conduct buffer-overflow attacks or have unspecified other impact via a long id parameter in a query action.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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20090330 Positron Security Advisory #2009-000: Multiple Vulnerabilities in MapServer v5.2.1 and v4.10.3
[mapserver-users] 20090326 MapServer 5.2.2 and 4.10.4 released with security fixes