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Bugtraq archives for 4th quarter (Oct-Dec) 1998: Re: klogd 1.3-22 buffer overflow

Re: klogd 1.3-22 buffer overflow

Neil Bright (ncbCC.GATECH.EDU)
Wed, 11 Nov 1998 11:12:09 -0500

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Michal Zalewski wrote the following:

> Good morning,
>
> This time - buffer overflow in Linux klogd daemon from sysklogd-1.3
> package (up to release 22 - affects Red Hat 5.x and Slackware 3.x, no data
> about other distributions).

[snip]

This does appear to affect a (fairly) stock RH5.2 box also.  In my test,
The supplied module code did cause klogd to die...

Relevant RPMS:
  sysklogd-1.3-25
  kernel-2.0.36-0.7     (stock, no kernel rebuild)

+============ 24 68 BF F6 0E 73 53 47 80 E9 27 7D F9 35 58 4B ============+
 Neil Bright              ncbcc.gatech.edu            IHPCL administrator
 (404) 385-0448                                       College of Computing
 http://www.cc.gatech.edu/projects/ihpcl   Georgia Institute of Technology

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