CVE-ID

CVE-2002-0423

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
Buffer overflow in efingerd 1.5 and earlier, and possibly up to 1.61, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code via a finger request from an IP address with a long hostname that is obtained via a reverse DNS lookup.
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Date Entry Created
20030402 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.
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