ripMIME long file name buffer overflow
|ripmime-long-filename-bo (7983)||High Risk|
ripMIME is vulnerable to a buffer overflow in the handling of file names. By passing a file with a file name containing 2079 characters or more using certain command-line options to ripMIME, a local attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with elevated privileges.
Upgrade to the latest version of ripMIME (1.2.7 or later), available from the ripMIME Web site. See References.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Tue Jan 22 2002 - 14:33:16 CST: pldaniels - ripMime 1.2.6 and lower?.
- ripMime Web site: ripMIME CHANGELOG.
- ripMIME Web site: Welcome to ripMIME..
- BID-3941: RipMime Mime_Header Long Filename Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0198: Buffer overflow in plDaniels ripMime 1.2.6 and earlier, as used in other programs such as xamime and inflex, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an attachment in a long filename.
- OSVDB ID: 8340: ripMIME Long File Name Overflow
- PLDaniels ripMIME 1.2.6 and prior
Jan 22, 2002
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