NOD32 for UNIX long pathname buffer overflow

nod32-pathname-bo (11282) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


NOD32 is vulnerable to a buffer overflow. By creating a file with a pathname of more than 500 characters, a local attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges, once NOD32 scans the file.


Gain Privileges


Upgrade to the latest version of NOD32 (1.359 or later), available from the Eset Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • ESET NOD32 for UNIX 1.012 and prior


Feb 10, 2003

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