slrnpull -d SPOOLDIR buffer overflow

slrnpull-d-spooldir-bo (8910) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

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.


Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

No remedy available as of April 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Nikola Pizurica slrnpull
  • RedHat Linux 6.2

Reported:

Apr 22, 2002

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