slrnpull -d SPOOLDIR buffer overflow
|slrnpull-d-spooldir-bo (8910)||High Risk|
slrnpull is vulnerable to a buffer overflow. By specifying an overly long SPOOLDIR (Spool Directory) file name using the -d command line argument, a local attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with root privileges.
No remedy available as of May 1, 2013.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Apr 22 2002 - 15:22:17 CDT: Slrnpull Buffer Overflow (-d parameter).
- BugTraq Mailing List, Tue Apr 30 2002 - 11:08:56 CDT: Re: Slrnpull Buffer Overflow (-d parameter).
- BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Apr 24 2002 - 20:38:41 CDT: slrnpull -d PoC.
- BID-4569: SLRNPull Spool Directory Command Line Parameter Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0740: Buffer overflow in slrnpull for the SLRN package, when installed setuid or setgid, allows local users to gain privileges via a long -d (SPOOLDIR) argument.
- OSVDB ID: 14436: SLRN slrnpull -d Parameter Local Overflow
- Nikola Pizurica slrnpull
- RedHat Linux 6.2
Apr 22, 2002
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