The HP Tru64 UNIX implementation of "binmail" contains a locally exploitable buffer overflow.
"binmail" is used to send and display mail messages. A locally exploitable buffer overflow in "binmail" may permit a local attacker to gain elevated privileges and execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable host.
A local user may be able to gain elevated privileges and execute arbitrary code.
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Updated: September 09, 2002
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This document was written by Ian A Finlay.
CVE IDs: | None
Severity Metric: | 7.50
Date Public: | 2002-08-30
Date First Published: | 2002-09-09
Date Last Updated: | 2002-09-09 13:16 UTC
Document Revision: | 5