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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1176

Original release date: 03/31/2009
Last revised: 04/18/2009


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):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
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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External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-3383
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.positronsecurity.com/advisories/2009-000.html
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090330 Positron Security Advisory #2009-000: Multiple Vulnerabilities in MapServer v5.2.1 and v4.10.3
External Source: BID
Name: 34306
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-3357
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021952
External Source: MLIST
Name: [mapserver-users] 20090326 MapServer 5.2.2 and 4.10.4 released with security fixes
Type: Patch Information

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