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Heap-based buffer overflow in the tftp_request function in tftp.c in dnsmasq before 2.50 when --enable-tftp is used might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long filename in a TFTP packet as demonstrated by a read (aka RRQ) request.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10538

Heap-based buffer overflow in the tftp_request function in tftp.c in dnsmasq before 2.50 when --enable-tftp is used might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long filename in a TFTP packet as demonstrated by a read (aka RRQ) request.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-2957
Product(s):