Anubis IDENT buffer overflow

anubis-ident-bo (15345) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Anubis is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking in the IDENT protocol support. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to overflow a buffer and possibly execute arbitrary code on the system.


Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Apply the latest patch for Anubis, available from the GNU Anubis Project Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • GNU Anubis 3.6.2
  • GNU Anubis 3.9.93

Reported:

Mar 01, 2004

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