DescriptionBuffer overflow in the inotifytools_snprintf function in src/inotifytools.c in the inotify-tools library before 3.11 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long filename.
SourceCVE (at NVD; oss-sec, fulldisc, OSVDB, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs443913
Debian/oldoldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/oldstablenot vulnerable.
Debian/stablenot vulnerable.
Debian/testingnot vulnerable.
Debian/unstablenot vulnerable.

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
inotify-tools (PTS)squeeze3.13-3fixed
stretch, sid, jessie, wheezy3.14-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

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