Intrusion Prevention

EmbedThis.GoAhead.Web.Server.CGI.Remote.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Remote Code Execution vulnerability in EmbedThis GoAhead Web Server.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of user supplied inputs in the application. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted request.

Affected Products

EmbedThis GoAhead prior to 3.6.5

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the latest update from the vendor
https://embedthis.com/blog/posts/2017/goahead-security-update.html

CVE References

CVE-2017-17562