Public Date:
859002: CVE-2012-4436 fwknop (client): Buffer overflow by --last command line argument by processing of a specially-crafted ~/

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the run_last_args function in client/fwknop.c in fwknop before 2.0.3, when processing --last, might allow local users to cause a denial of service (client crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via many arguments.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4436 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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