Re: buffer overflow in /bin/gzip?
On Wed, 21 Nov 2001, Guillaume Morin wrote:
>Dans un message du 20 nov à 23:33, Anders Gjære écrivait :
>> in gzip.c
>> the line:
>> should maybe be replaced with:
>> strncpy(nbuf, dir,sizeof(nbuf));
>gzip runs with user privileges, therefore this is not a security
gzip is in vuln-dev for a buffer overflow in the argv handler. Debian is
apparently invulnerable, but it's a good thing to do everything we can to
figure out more bugs in the flavor-of-the-month exploit target before the
black hats do.
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