Several Linux/Unix systems ship with a utility package called UUCP derived from System V. A buffer overflow in components of the UUCP package can allow an intruder to gain elevated privileges.
Several Linux/Unix systems ship with a utility package called UUCP derived from System V. The UUCP package allows for the copying of files between different UNIX systems and the sending of commands for execution on a remote system. There is a buffer overflow in the components listed below that can allow a malicious user to gain elevated privileges.
An intruder can gain elevated privileges.
Upgrade to the version of UUCP specified by your vendor.
This vulnerability was originally reported in a Caldera-SCO security advisory
This document was written by Jason Rafail.
|Date First Published:||2001-09-25|
|Date Last Updated:||2001-10-31 14:39 UTC|