SMS Server Tools format string attack

sms-tools-format-string (8433) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


SMS (Short Message Service) Server Tools could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on the system, caused by several format string vulnerabilities. A remote attacker could pass format strings to the program using the apostrophe character (') along with backquotes to execute arbitrary commands on the server with privileges of smsd.


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of SMS Server Tools (1.4.8 or later), available from the SMS Server Tools Web page. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Stefan Frings SMS Server Tools 1.4.7 and prior


Mar 11, 2002

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