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Stack-based buffer overflow in the read_special_escape function in src/psgen.c in GNU Enscript 1.6.1 and 1.6.4 beta when the -e (aka special escapes processing) option is enabled allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted ASCII file related to the setfilename command.

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9939

Stack-based buffer overflow in the read_special_escape function in src/psgen.c in GNU Enscript 1.6.1 and 1.6.4 beta when the -e (aka special escapes processing) option is enabled allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted ASCII file related to the setfilename command.

Family:
unix
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 4
  • CentOS Linux 3
  • CentOS Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 5
  • Oracle Linux 4
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-3863
Product(s):