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yamt -- buffer overflow and directory traversal issues


Stanislav Brabec discovered errors in yamt's path name handling that lead to buffer overflows and directory traversal issues. When processing a file with a maliciously crafted ID3 tag, yamt might overwrite arbitrary files or possibly execute arbitrary code.

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portaudit: yamt -- buffer overflow and directory traversal issues

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Oliver Eikemeier <>