CVE-ID

CVE-2002-0851

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Description
Format string vulnerability in ISDN Point to Point Protocol (PPP) daemon (ipppd) in the ISDN4Linux (i4l) package allows local users to gain root privileges via format strings in the device name command line argument, which is not properly handled in a call to syslog.
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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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