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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-4527: MCrypt: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-4527: MCrypt: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
11/21/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in mcrypt 2.6.8 and earlier allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a long file name. NOTE: it is not clear whether this is a vulnerability.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-crypt-mcrypt

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