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[Full-Disclosure] MaxDB WebTools <= 7.5.00.18 buffer overflow and Denial of Service
From: Evgeny Demidov (demidovgleg.net)
Date: Tue Dec 07 2004 - 12:18:38 CST
Name: MaxDB WebTools <= 7.5.00.18 buffer overflow and Denial of Service
Date: 7 Dec 2004
Author: Evgeny Demidov
"MaxDB is a heavy-duty, SAP-certified open source database for OLTP and OLAP usage which offers high reliability, availability,
scalability and a very comprehensive feature set." (quote from http://www.mysql.com/products/maxdb/)
Two vulnerabilities in MaxDB WebTools have been found and reported to MySQL team.
1 - WebDav handler long 'Overwrite' header stack overflow
Remote root/SYSTEM. Easy to exploit.
2 - Funny 'wahttp' NULL pointer dereference
To reproduce it, execute the following command:
$ telnet localhost 9999
GET /file/not/found HTTP/1.0
MaxDB 7.0.19 supposedly should fix these problems - http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/maxdb/7.5.00.html
25 May 2004 - vulnerability has been discovered by Evgeny Demidov
26 May 2004 - vulnerability details has been made available to VulnDisco clients
15 Oct 2004 - vulnerability has been reported to securitymysql.com
7 Dec 2004 - public release of the advisory
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