slurp NNTP client syslog() format string
|slurp-syslog-format-string (9270)||High 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.
No remedy available as of May 1, 2013.
- Strategic Reconnaissance Team Security Advisory (SRT2002-06-04-1011): Slurp news retriever remote format string vulnerability. (From Neohapsis archive)
- BID-4935: Slurp SysLog Remote Format String Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0913: Format string vulnerability in log_doit function of Slurp NNTP client 1.1.0 allows a malicious news server to execute arbitrary code on the client via format strings in a server response.
- OSVDB ID: 14456: Slurp NNTP Client log_doit Function Format String
- Stephen Hebditch slurp 1.1.0
Jun 04, 2002
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