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Multiple buffer overflows in Hypermail 2 before 2.1.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service and possibly execute arbitrary code (1) via a long attachment filename that is not properly handled by the hypermail executable, or (2) by connecting to the mail CGI program from an IP address that reverse-resolves to a long hostname.
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Date Entry Created
20030130 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)
Modified (20071113)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Baker, Cole, Green
NOOP(3) Christey, Cox, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> BID:6689

Proposed (Legacy)
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