CVE-2005-2772

NameCVE-2005-2772
DescriptionMultiple stack-based buffer overflows in University of Minnesota gopher client 3.0.9 allow remote malicious servers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a long "+VIEWS:" reply, which is not properly handled in the VIfromLine function, and (2) certain arguments when launching third party programs such as a web browser from a web link, which is not properly handled in the FIOgetargv function.
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)
ReferencesDSA-832-1
NVD severityhigh
Debian Bugs327722

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gopher (PTS)buster, stretch3.0.16fixed
bullseye, sid3.0.17.3fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
gophersourcewoody3.0.3woody4DSA-832-1
gophersourcesarge3.0.7sarge2DSA-832-1
gophersource(unstable)3.0.11high327722

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