Intrusion Prevention

CoreHTTP.URI.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer-overflow vulnerability in CoreHTTP HTTP server.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles a specially crafted packet. It allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service or execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

CoreHTTP 0.5.3 alpha

Impact

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

Recommended Actions

Update to the latest version.