NetBSD talkd buffer overflow
|netbsd-talkd-bo (10303)||High Risk|
NetBSD is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the talkd daemon. A local attacker could send a malformed talk message to overflow a buffer in talkd and gain root privileges on the system.
Upgrade to the latest version of NetBSD-current (dated 2002-09-20 or later), as listed in NetBSD Security Advisory 2002-019. See References.
For NetBSD 1.6:
Upgrade to the latest version of NetBSD 1.6 (dated 2002-10-03 or later), as listed in NetBSD Security Advisory 2002-019. See References.
For NetBSD 1.5, 1.5.1, 1.5.2, and 1.5.3:
Upgrade to the latest version of the NetBSD 1.5 branch (dated 2002-09-20 or later), as listed in NetBSD Security Advisory 2002-019. See References.
- Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Tue Oct 08 2002 - 00:27:47 CDT: Buffer overrun in talkd. (From Full-Disclosure Mailing List archive)
- The NetBSD Project Web site: The NetBSD Project.
- BID-5910: NetBSD talkd Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-1194: Buffer overflow in talkd on NetBSD 1.6 and earlier, and possibly other operating systems, may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long inbound message.
- OSVDB ID: 7564: NetBSD talkd Inbound Message Overflow
- NetBSD NetBSD 1.5
- NetBSD NetBSD 1.5.1
- NetBSD NetBSD 1.5.2
- NetBSD NetBSD 1.5.3
- NetBSD NetBSD 1.6
Oct 08, 2002
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