Intrusion Prevention

HTTP.Request.Overlong.URL.Parsing.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in Macromedia JRun web server.
The vulnerability is due to an improper boundary check condition in the application when handling overly long URI. 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

Macromedia JRun 4.0 SP1a
Macromedia JRun 4.0 SP1
Macromedia JRun 4.0 build 61650
Macromedia JRun 4.0

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
http://www.adobe.com/support/jrun/updaters.html