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Bug #5480

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CVE-2012-3165 mailx(1) buffer overflow vulnerability

Added by Robert Mustacchi almost 7 years ago. Updated almost 7 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Urgent
Category:
cmd - userland programs
Start date:
2014-12-23
Due date:
% Done:

100%

Estimated time:
Difficulty:
Medium
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Description

Address CVE-2012-3165 for mailx(1). mailx(1) does not properly handle its buffer allocations and allows for arbitrary overflow. See http://mcarpenter.org/blog/2012/10/18/solaris-mailx%281%29-buffer-overflow-vulnerability for more information.

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