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Cogent DataHub HTTP Server Buffer Overflow

Disclosed
07/26/2013
Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module exploits a stack based buffer overflow on Cogent DataHub 7.3.0. The vulnerability exists in the HTTP server. While handling HTTP headers, a strncpy() function is used in a dangerous way. This module has been tested successfully on Cogent DataHub 7.3.0 (Demo) on Windows XP SP3.

Author(s)

  • rgod <rgod@autistici.org>
  • juan vazquez <juan.vazquez@metasploit.com>

Platform

Windows

Development

References

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use exploit/windows/http/cogent_datahub_request_headers_bof
msf exploit(cogent_datahub_request_headers_bof) > show targets
    ...targets...
msf exploit(cogent_datahub_request_headers_bof) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(cogent_datahub_request_headers_bof) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(cogent_datahub_request_headers_bof) > exploit

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