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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-2944: NUT: Arbitrary code execution

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-2944: NUT: Arbitrary code execution

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/01/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

Buffer overflow in the addchar function in common/parseconf.c in upsd in Network UPS Tools (NUT) before 2.6.4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (electric-power outage) via a long string containing non-printable characters.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-sys-power-nut

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