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Ubuntu: USN-4652-1 (CVE-2014-5439): SniffIt vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-4652-1 (CVE-2014-5439): SniffIt vulnerability

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/21/2016
Created
12/03/2020
Added
12/01/2020
Modified
03/22/2023

Description

Multiple Stack-based Buffer Overflow vulnerabilities exists in Sniffit prior to 0.3.7 via a crafted configuration file that will bypass Non-eXecutable bit NX, stack smashing protector SSP, and address space layout randomization ASLR protection mechanisms, which could let a malicious user execute arbitrary code.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-sniffit

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