DescriptionBuffer overflow in cfingerd 1.4.3 and earlier with the ALLOW_LINE_PARSING option enabled allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a long line in the .nofinger file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs104394

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
cfingerd (PTS)jessie, wheezy1.4.3-3.1fixed
stretch, sid1.4.3-3.2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


1.4.3-1.2 is not in the PTS, but 1.4.3-1.2 incorporates
its changes.

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