Articles with tag: Buffer Overflow
POSTED BY: Stelios Tsampas / 11.01.2016

GDCM buffer overflow in ImageRegionReader :: ReadIntoBuffer

CENSUS ID:CENSUS-2016-0001
CVE ID:CVE-2015-8396
Affected Products:Applications using GDCM versions < 2.6.2 and the ImageRegionReader :: ReadIntoBuffer API call
Class:Integer Overflow or Wraparound (CWE-190)
Discovered by:Stelios Tsampas

Grassroots DICOM (GDCM) is a C++ library for processing DICOM medical images. It provides routines to view and manipulate a wide range of image formats and can be accessed through many popular programming languages like Python, C#, Java and PHP. Various applications that make use of GDCM are listed here and here.


POSTED BY: Patroklos Argyroudis / 23.05.2010

FreeBSD kernel NFS client local vulnerabilities

CENSUS ID:CENSUS-2010-0001
CVE ID:CVE-2010-2020
Affected Products:FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE, 7.3-RELEASE, 7.2-RELEASE
Class:Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)
Remote:No
Discovered by:Patroklos Argyroudis

We have discovered two improper input validation vulnerabilities in the FreeBSD kernel’s NFS client-side implementation (FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE, 7.3-RELEASE and 7.2-RELEASE) that allow local unprivileged users to escalate their privileges, or to crash the system by performing a denial of service attack.


POSTED BY: Patroklos Argyroudis / 02.12.2009

CoreHTTP web server off-by-one buffer overflow vulnerability

CENSUS ID:CENSUS-2009-0003
CVE ID:CVE-2009-3586
Affected Products:CoreHTTP web server versions ≤ 0.5.3.1.
Class:Improper Input Validation (CWE-20), Failure to Constrain Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)
Remote:Yes
Discovered by:Patroklos Argyroudis

We have discovered a remotely exploitable “improper input validation” vulnerability in the CoreHTTP web server that leads to an off-by-one stack buffer overflow. The vulnerability can lead to denial of service attacks against the web server and potentially to the remote execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running the server.


POSTED BY: Patroklos Argyroudis / 01.12.2009

Linux kernel SUNRPC off-by-two buffer overflow

CENSUS ID:CENSUS-2009-0005
Affected Products:Linux kernel versions from 2.6.32 to 2.6.32-rc7.
Class:Off-by-two stack buffer overflow.
Discovered by:Patroklos Argyroudis

We have found an off-by-two stack buffer overflow in the Linux kernel SUNRPC implementation. Linux kernel versions from 2.6.32 to 2.6.32-rc7 are affected.