Vulnerability CVE-2004-0548

Published: 2004-08-06   Modified: 2012-02-12

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the word-list-compress functionality in compress.c for Aspell allow local users to execute arbitrary code via a long entry in the wordlist that is not properly handled when using the (1) "c" compress option or (2) "d" decompress option.

Vendor: Gentoo
Product: Linux 
Version: 1.4;
Vendor: GNU
Product: Aspell 
Version: 0.50.5;

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

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