Overkill server parse_command_line buffer overflow

overkill-server-parsecommandline-bo (15000) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Overkill server is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the parse_command_line function. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system.


Gain Privileges


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • Overkill Overkill 0.15pre3 and prior


Feb 01, 2004

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