IRIX dmplay buffer overflow
|irix-dmplay-bo (5064)||High Risk|
SGI IRIX is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in dmplay. The dmplay program is a digital media file player utility that plays back SGI movie files. By submitting a long DISPLAY string to the program, a local attacker can overflow the buffer and gain root access.
No remedy available as of May 1, 2013.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Aug 02 2000 - 14:24:31 CDT: [LSD] some unpublished LSD exploit codes.
- BID-1528: IRIX dmplay Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2000-0796: Buffer overflow in dmplay in IRIX 6.2 and 6.3 allows local users to gain root privileges via a long command line option.
- OSVDB ID: 1484: IRIX dmplay DISPLAY String Local Overflow
- SGI IRIX 6.2
- SGI IRIX 6.3
Aug 02, 2000
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