GNU sharutils Format String

2004-09-22T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:10255
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2004-09-22T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

sharutils contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to execute arbitrary code. The issue is due to a format string error. No further details have been provided.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, the Debian Linux development team has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Short Description

sharutils contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to execute arbitrary code. The issue is due to a format string error. No further details have been provided.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.gnu.org/software/sharutils/sharutils.html Vendor Specific News/Changelog Entry: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=265904 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2004-09/0792.html