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Pavuk Digest Authentication Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2004-07-27    Last Update:  2004-11-08    Views:  10,354

Secunia Advisory SA12152

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


Matthew Murphy has reported multiple vulnerabilities in Pavuk, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to boundary errors within the digest authentication handler. This can be exploited via malicious digest authentication challenges with specially crafted nonce or realm values.

Successful exploitation allows execution but requires that a connection is made to a malicious website.


Solution:
Update to version 0.9.31.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Matthew Murphy

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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