Melange Chat System long file name buffer overflow

melange-chat-filename-bo (8846) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Melange Chat System is vulnerable to a buffer overflow. By using an overly long file name containing more than 250 characters, a local attacker can overflow a buffer and cause a core dump on the system.


Denial of Service


Apply the patch for this vulnerability included in the BugTraq Mailing List posting dated Apr 14 2002 3:47PM. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Christian Walter Melange Chat System 2.02-beta


Apr 14, 2002

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