Threat Encyclopedia

SimpleWebServer.Connection.Header.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in SimpleWebServer.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs in the application when handling a crafted HTTP request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted HTTP request.

Affected Products

SimpleWebServer 2.2-rc2

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
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