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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-4490: mini_httpd: Arbitrary code execution

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2009-4490: mini_httpd: Arbitrary code execution

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
01/13/2010
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

mini_httpd 1.19 writes data to a log file without sanitizing non-printable characters, which might allow remote attackers to modify a window's title, or possibly execute arbitrary commands or overwrite files, via an HTTP request containing an escape sequence for a terminal emulator.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-www-servers-mini_httpd

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