CVE-2012-4409

2012-11-21T18:55:01
ID CVE-2012-4409
Type cve
Reporter NVD
Modified 2013-04-01T23:20:09

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the check_file_head function in extra.c in mcrypt 2.6.8 and earlier allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an encrypted file with a crafted header containing long salt data that is not properly handled during decryption.