FSP boundary error buffer overflow

fsp-boundry-error-bo (14155) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


FSP Suite (File Service Protocol) is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system.


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of FSP Suite (2.8.1b18 or later), available from the FSP Suite Web page. See References.

For Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody):
Upgrade to the latest fsp package (2.81.b3-3.1woody1 or later), as listed in DSA-416-1. See References.

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.


Platforms Affected:

  • Debian Debian Linux 3.0
  • FSP Opensource Community FSP Suite 2.8.1b18 and prior


Nov 24, 2003

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