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Format string vulnerability in Network Solutions Rwhoisd and earlier, when using syslog, allows remote attackers to corrupt memory and possibly execute arbitrary code via a rwhois request that contains format specifiers.
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Date Entry Created
20020131 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Proposed (20020131)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Armstrong, Baker, Cole
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(2) Foat, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:rwhoisd-syslog-format-string(7597)

Proposed (Legacy)
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