DescriptionMultiple buffer overflows in the (1) main function in (a) client.c, and the (2) server_setup and (3) server_client_connect functions in (b) server.c in gxine 0.5.9 and earlier allow local users to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or gain privileges via a long HOME environment variable. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
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 severitymedium
Debian Bugs405876

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Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
gxine (PTS)stretch0.5.908-3.1fixed

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