NASL 'Split' function Buffer overflow

2006.05.02
Credit: OS2A BTO
Risk: Medium
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-399


CVSS Base Score: 2.6/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: High
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: None
Integrity impact: None
Availability impact: Partial

On Apr 25, 2006, at 1:09 PM, Renaud Deraison wrote: > > On Apr 25, 2006, at 3:51 AM, OS2A BTO wrote: >> >> We have discovered a vulnerability in libnasl of Nessus which can >> cause Denial of >> Service. We have attached the advisory which details the >> vulnerability and >> also has the fix. A patch for libnasl 2.2.4 is included. > > > At the opposite of what the full advisory hints, this issue is NOT > exploitable. I meant to say : "not exploitable to execute arbitary code". -- Renaud


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