The HP Tru64 UNIX implementation of "chfn" contains a locally exploitable buffer overflow.
A locally exploitable buffer overflow in "chfn" may permit a local attacker to gain elevated privileges and execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable host.
A local user may be able to gain elevated privileges and execute arbitrary code.
Apply a patch.
Thanks to Kevin Finisterre for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Ian A Finlay & John W. Shaffer.
|Date First Published:||2002-09-20|
|Date Last Updated:||2002-09-20 13:47 UTC|