DConnect Message Send Remote Overflow

2002-06-24T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:7110
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2002-06-24T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

A remote overflow exists in DConnect. The program fails to check input provided to variables in the main.h and net.c files resulting in a buffer overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker may potentially execute arbitrary code resulting in a loss of integrity.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 0.0.6 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

A remote overflow exists in DConnect. The program fails to check input provided to variables in the main.h and net.c files resulting in a buffer overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker may potentially execute arbitrary code resulting in a loss of integrity.

References:

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