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[NEWS] Vulnerability in CamShot server (Authorization)
From: Aviram Jenik <aviram () BEYONDSECURITY COM>
Date: Fri, 15 Sep 2000 13:58:28 +0200

The following security advisory is sent to the securiteam mailing list, and
can be found at the SecuriTeam web site: http://www.securiteam.com


Vulnerability in CamShot server (Authorization)
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SUMMARY

CamShot is a web server that serves up web pages containing time stamped
images captured from a video camera. This product contains a remotely
exploitable security vulnerability that allows a remote attacker to gain
elevated privileges on the remote system.

DETAILS

Vulnerable Versions:
CamShot 2.6 trial version ( <http://broadgun.com/camsht26.exe> )

Example:

GET / HTTP/1.1<enter>
Authorization: Basic ['a'x325]<enter><enter>

Since the server crashes in a way that enables attackers to execute
arbitrary code, this vulnerability is quite dangerous.

Vendor:
Vendor has been contacted Saturday, August 26, 2000. No response has been
received.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The security hole was discovered by  <mailto:expert () securiteam com> Beyond
Security's SecuriTeam.


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Aviram Jenik
Beyond Security Ltd.
http://www.BeyondSecurity.com
http://www.SecuriTeam.com


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