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Multiple buffer overflows in the (1) recognize_eps_file function (src/psgen.c) and (2) tilde_subst function (src/util.c) in GNU enscript 1.6.1 and possibly earlier might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an epsf escape sequence with a long filename.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11807

Multiple buffer overflows in the (1) recognize_eps_file function (src/psgen.c) and (2) tilde_subst function (src/util.c) in GNU enscript 1.6.1 and possibly earlier might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an epsf escape sequence with a long filename.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Oracle Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-5078
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