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Research > Zero-Day Tracker > 20130530

Monkey HTTP Daemon Buffer Overflow

Date Disclosed:

Date Patched:

Monkey HTTP Daemon Development Group

Affected Software:
Monkey HTTP Daemon 1.2.0 and possibly earlier versions

Monkey HTTP Daemon contains a buffer overflow caused by a signedness error within "mk_request_header_process()" which, if successfully exploited, may result in arbitrary code execution within the context of the daemon.


Code Execution:

Remote Code Execution
Exploitation of this vulnerability is possible via maliciously crafted HTTP headers. Attackers who successfully exploit this vulnerability will be able to execute code on the vulnerable system with the same rights as vulnerable daemon.

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  • 19264 - Monkey HTTP Daemon Buffer Overflow (Zero-Day)


5-30-13 - Original bug submission and vulnerability disclosure
6-07-13 - Bug fix committed.

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