slurp NNTP client syslog() format string

slurp-syslog-format-string (9270) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


slurp could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands on a vulnerable client, caused by a format string vulnerability in the syslog() function. A remote attacker in control of a malicious NNTP server could supply a specially-crafted format string to syslog() to execute arbitrary commands on the victim's computer.


Gain Access


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • Stephen Hebditch slurp 1.1.0


Jun 04, 2002

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