• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
mail and mailx in AIX 4.3.3 core dump when called with a very long argument, an indication of a buffer overflow.
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Date Entry Created
20020725 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 (20020726)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Baker, Bollinger, Cole
NOOP(4) Armstrong, Cox, Foat, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Bollinger> IY29516 is the AIX 4.3 APAR for a variety of buffer
   overflows in mail and mailx found during internal testing.  (AIX 5.1
   APAR IY28170 needs to be added to the References.)  I don't know if
   this is similar to CVE-2002-0041 or not due to the vague description
   in the associated advisory.  One of the overflows fixed is similar to
   CVE-2001-0565, but CVE-2000-0545 does not apply here.

Proposed (Legacy)
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