[Full-disclosure] McAfee Virus Scan for Linux and Unix v5.10.0 Local Buffer Overflow
jimbysharp at hotmail.com
Thu Aug 16 06:22:19 BST 2007
Security comes into play here because a user can create a malicious play that would overflow the virus scan. Consequently the user can execute code with the privileges of the user running virus scan. Thus, it is a local privilege escalation scenario.
> Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 18:53:18 +0200
> From: monikerd at gmail.com
> To: joey.mengele at hushmail.com
> CC: sebastian at wolfgarten.com; full-disclosure at lists.grok.org.uk; bugtraq at securityfocus.com
> Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] McAfee Virus Scan for Linux and Unix v5.10.0 Local Buffer Overflow
> Joey Mengele wrote:
> > Where does security come into play here? This is a local crash in a
> > non setuid binary. I would like to hear your remote exploitation
> > scenario. Or perhaps your local privilege escalation scenario?
> > J
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