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elinks -- buffer overflow vulnerability

Affected packages
elinks < 0.11.4


VuXML ID 2544f543-c178-11de-b175-001cc0377035
Discovery 2006-07-29
Entry 2009-10-25

SecurityFocus reports:

ELinks is prone to an off-by-one buffer-overflow vulnerability because the application fails to accurately reference the last element of a buffer.

Attackers may leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code in the context of the application. Failed attacks will cause denial-of-service conditions.


Bugtraq ID 36574
CVE Name CVE-2008-7224