efax -x command line buffer overflow
|efax-x-bo (7920)||High Risk|
efax is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking of the -x command line option. By sending the efex utility a string containing 1200 characters or more using the -x command line option, a local attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary commands on the system with elevated privileges.
No remedy available as of May 1, 2013.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Jan 16 2002 - 03:03:23 CST: Re: efax.
- efax Web site: efax.
- BID-3894: EFax UUCP-style Lock File Command Line Option Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0130: Buffer overflow in efax 0.9 and earlier, when installed setuid root, allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a long -x argument.
- OSVDB ID: 12312: efax -x Argument Local Overflow
- eFax efax 0.8a
- eFax efax 0.9
- eFax efax 0.9a
Jan 16, 2002
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