gnocatan Multiple Unspecified Overflows

2003-06-11T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:6684
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2003-06-11T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

An overflow exists in Gnocatan. Gnocatan fails to check boundary, resulting in a buffer overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause a denial of service, resulting in a loss of integrity.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 0.7.1-r3 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

An overflow exists in Gnocatan. Gnocatan fails to check boundary, resulting in a buffer overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system or cause a denial of service, resulting in a loss of integrity.

References:

Vendor Specific Advisory URL Vendor Specific Advisory URL Secunia Advisory ID:18692 ISS X-Force ID: 12260 CVE-2003-0433 Bugtraq ID: 7877