Bug 136661 - CAN-2001-1413 Stack-based buffer overflow in the comprexx function
CAN-2001-1413 Stack-based buffer overflow in the comprexx function
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: ncompress (Show other bugs)
2.1
All Linux
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Assigned To: Peter Vrabec
Ben Levenson
impact=moderate,public=20011120
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Reported: 2004-10-21 11:15 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-12-13 14:31:30 EST
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Description Josh Bressers 2004-10-21 11:15:48 EDT
A stack-based buffer overflow in the comprexx function for ncompress
4.2.4 and earlier exists.

When used in situations that cross security boundaries (such as FTP
server), may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a
long filename argument.

This will be fixed in U6 as RHSA-2004:536
Comment 1 John Flanagan 2004-12-13 14:31:30 EST
An errata has been issued which should help the problem 
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being 
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, 
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report 
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2004-536.html

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