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Category:   Application (Security)  >   OPIE Vendors:   U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
OPIE Off-by-One Overflow in 'opielogin' Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025709
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-1938   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jul 22 2011
Original Entry Date:  Jun 27 2011
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OPIE. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A local user can trigger an off-by-one overflow to execute arbitrary code on the target system with root privileges.

Sebastian Krahmer reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can obtain root privileges on the target system.
Solution:   A proposed patch is available at:

Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.

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