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Citadel Long Username Buffer Overflow

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Citadel Long Username Buffer Overflow

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
07/30/2004
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/25/2005
Modified
03/21/2018

Description

Certain versions of Citadel are vulnerable to a buffer overflow if a remote attacker submits an overly long USER command. Successful exploitation results in command execution under the privileges of the 'citserver' process, which is typically root.

Solution(s)

  • citadel-long-username-bof-patch

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