Half-Life Dedicated Server plugin vulnerability

“WebMod “Content-Length” Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Secunia Advisory: SA14302

Critical: Highly critical

Impact: DoS, System access

Where: From remote

Solution Status: Vendor Patch

Software: WebMod 0.x (Half-Life Dedicated Server plugin)…

Kevin Masterson has reported a vulnerability in the WebMod plugin for Half-Life Dedicated Server, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or potentially compromise a vulnerable system….

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.

The vulnerability has been confirmed in version 0.47. Prior versions may also be affected.

Solution: Update to version 0.48.

Full article: Secunia Advisory: SA14302