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Format string vulnerability in Infodrom cfingerd 1.4.3 and earlier allows a remote attacker to gain additional privileges via a malformed ident reply that is passed to the syslog function.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
20010727 Disclaimer: The record 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 (20040818)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(5) Baker, Bishop, Cole, Frech, Ziese
NOOP(2) Foat, Wall
REVIEWING(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Christey> A very similar vulnerability - which perhaps should be
   combined with this CAN according to CD:SF-LOC - is documented
   in the following references:
   BUGTRAQ:20010621 cfingerd local vulnerability (possibly root)
   BUGTRAQ:20010712 Happy 3 month anniversary cfingerd remote bug!
 Christey> DELREF DEBIAN:DSA-048 [wrong CVE]

Proposed (Legacy)
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