wmtv local buffer overflows
|wmtv-local-bo (8111)||High Risk|
wmtv is vulnerable to several buffer overflow vulnerabilities. A local attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges.
For Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 (potato):
Upgrade to the latest version of wmtv (0.6.5-2potato2 or later), as listed in DSA-108-1. See References.
For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.
- BID-4054: WMTV Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0247: Buffer overflows in wmtv 0.6.5 and earlier may allow local users to gain privileges.
- DSA-108: wmtv -- symlink vulnerability
- OSVDB ID: 12329: wmtv Multiple Unspecified Overflows
- Debian Debian Linux 2.2
- wliang wmtv 0.6.5
Feb 07, 2002
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