DescriptionBuffer overflow in slrnpull for the SLRN package, when installed setuid or setgid, allows local users to gain privileges via a long -d (SPOOLDIR) argument.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh

Vulnerable and fixed packages

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
slrn (PTS)jessie1.0.2-2fixed
bullseye, sid, buster1.0.3+dfsg-3fixed

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