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xshisen -- local buffer overflows


Steve Kemp has found buffer overflows in the handling of the command line flag -KCONV and the XSHISENLIB environment variable. Ulf Härnhammer has detected an unbounded copy from the GECOS field to a char array. All overflows can be exploited to gain group games privileges.



portaudit: xshisen -- local buffer overflows

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