Vulnerability CVE-1999-1417


Published: 1998-08-23   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Format string vulnerability in AnswerBook2 (AB2) web server dwhttpd 3.1a4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary commands via encoded % characters in an HTTP request, which is improperly logged.

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
INSO -> Answerbook2 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/253
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/10383

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