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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-2900

Original release date: 08/05/2011
Last revised: 09/22/2011


Stack-based buffer overflow in the (1) put_dir function in mongoose.c in Mongoose 3.0, (2) put_dir function in yasslEWS.c in yaSSL Embedded Web Server (yasslEWS) 0.2, and (3) _shttpd_put_dir function in io_dir.c in Simple HTTPD (shttpd) 1.42 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an HTTP PUT request, as exploited in the wild in 2011.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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: XF
Name: mongoose-put-bo(68991)
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110803 CVE id request: shttpd/mongoose/yassl embedded webserver
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-11823
External Source: SREASON
Name: 8337
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-11636
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2011-11825
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://code.google.com/p/mongoose/source/detail?r=556f4de91eae4bac40dc5d4ddbd9ec7c424711d0
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 48980
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20110803 Re: CVE id request: shttpd/mongoose/yassl embedded webserver
Type: Patch Information

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:valenok:mongoose:3.0
* cpe:/a:yassl:yasslews:0.2
* cpe:/a:shttpd:shttpd:1.42

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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