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Buffer overflow in GNU Chess (gnuchess) 5.02 and earlier, if modified or used in a networked capacity contrary to its own design as a single-user application, may allow local or remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long command.
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Date Entry Created
20020501 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 (20020502)
Votes (Legacy)
NOOP(2) Cole, Foat
REJECT(1) Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Green> The issue of modifying code and/or using code for purposes other than intended raises the hypothetical (albeit ridiculous) prospect of having to classify vulnerabilities within gcc, since one could develop malicious code using the compiler.

Proposed (Legacy)
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