DayDream BBS control code buffer overflow

daydream-bbs-control-code-bo (7755) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


DayDream is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the handling of control codes, which are used to insert information and perform actions on the BBS. By posting a message that contains a control code with a very large value, an attacker can overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with privileges of the BBS user.


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of DayDream BBS (2.14.4 or later), available from the DayDream BBS Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Hannu Lyytinen DayDream BBS 2.13 and prior


Dec 30, 2001

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