TERM tty command line buffer overflow
|term-tty-bo (8291)||High Risk|
TERM is vulnerable to a buffer overflow caused by improper bounds checking of command-line arguments. By sending an overly long argument using the tty command-line option, a local attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges.
No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Tue Feb 26 2002 - 18:13:58 CST: Century Software Term Exploit.
- Vuln-Dev Mailing List, Fri Feb 22 2002 - 12:16:18 CST: Censoft TERM Emu bOf.
- BID-4174: Century Software Term Command Line Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0327: Buffer overflow in Century Software TERM allows local users to gain root privileges via a long tty argument to the callin program.
- OSVDB ID: 12310: Century Software TERM tty Argument Local Overflow
- Century Software TERM 6.27.0869
Feb 25, 2002
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