CVE-2008-7159

NameCVE-2008-7159
DescriptionThe silc_asn1_encoder function in lib/silcasn1/silcasn1_encode.c in Secure Internet Live Conferencing (SILC) Toolkit before 1.1.8 allows remote attackers to overwrite a stack location and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted OID value, related to incorrect use of a %lu format string.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1879-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
silc-clientsource(unstable)1.1-2low
silc-clientsourcelenny1.1.4-1+lenny1mediumDSA-1879-1
silc-serversource(unstable)(not affected)
silc-toolkitsource(unstable)1.1.10-1low
silc-toolkitsourcelenny1.1.7-2+lenny1medium

Notes

- silc-server <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
silc-client uses libsilc from silc-toolkit since 1.1-2

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