terminatorX tx_note function format string

terminatorx-txnote-format-string (13637) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


terminatorX could allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a format string vulnerability in the tx_note function. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability by passing a malicious format string to the tx_note function using the message variable, which would allow the attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system.


Gain Privileges


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • Alexander König terminatorX 3.8.1


Nov 07, 2003

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