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Bug 152572 - CAN-2004-1772 buffer overflow with -o option
CAN-2004-1772 buffer overflow with -o option
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: sharutils (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
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Reported: 2005-03-30 09:17 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-30 18:15:50 EST
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-03-30 09:17:55 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #152571 +++

Stack-based buffer overflow in shar in GNU sharutils 4.2.1 allows local users to
execute arbitrary code via a long -o command line argument.

To test this:
shar -o `perl -e 'print "A"x2000'`

A patch is located here:
Comment 1 Ngo Than 2005-03-30 18:15:50 EST
it's fixed in sharutils-4.2.1-18.1.FC2

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