trek keyboard input local buffer overflow
|trek-keyboard-input-bo (10458)||Medium Risk|
trek is vulnerable to a buffer overflow. By passing 100 characters or more to trek(6) using the keyboard, a local attacker could overflow a buffer to gain privileges of the group "games".
Upgrade to the latest version of NetBSD-current (dated 2002-10-19 or later), as listed in NetBSD Security Advisory 2002-025. See References.
For NetBSD 1.6:
Upgrade to the latest version of NetBSD 1.6 (dated 2002-10-22 or later), as listed in NetBSD Security Advisory 2002-025. 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 2002-10-19 or later), as listed in NetBSD Security Advisory 2002-025. See References.
- Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Thu Oct 24 2002 - 04:42:16 CDT: trek(6) buffer overrun.
- BID-6036: NetBSD Trek Local Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-1543: Buffer overflow in trek on NetBSD 1.5 through 1.5.3 allows local users to gain privileges via long keyboard input.
- OSVDB ID: 7570: NetBSD trek Keyboard Input Overflow
- Eric Allman trek
- NetBSD NetBSD 1.5
- NetBSD NetBSD 1.5.1
- NetBSD NetBSD 1.5.2
- NetBSD NetBSD 1.5.3
- NetBSD NetBSD 1.6
- NetBSD NetBSD CURRENT
Oct 24, 2002
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