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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Jigsaw Vendors:   W3C
Jigsaw Input Validation Flaw in Parsing URLs May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1009169
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1009169
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 23 2004
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.2.4
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Jigsaw web server. A remote user may be able to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

It is reported that Jigsaw contains a flaw in the parsing of user-supplied URLs. A remote user may be able to execute arbitrary code.

No further details were provided.

Impact:   A remote user may be able to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has released a fixed version (2.2.4), available at:

http://www.w3.org/Jigsaw/#Getting-2-2-4

Vendor URL:  www.w3.org/Jigsaw/RelNotes.html#2.2.4 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Subject:  http://www.w3.org/Jigsaw/RelNotes.html#2.2.4


http://www.w3.org/Jigsaw/RelNotes.html#2.2.4

 > Jigsaw 2.2.4
 > A public release, made on February 18th, 2004.
 >

 > It contains a security fix, so you are encouraged to update as soon as possible.

A vulnerability was reported in Jigsaw in the parsing of user-supplied URLs.  A remote 
user may be able to execute arbitrary code on the target system.


 
 


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