DescriptionStack-based buffer overflow in the check_file_head function in extra.c in mcrypt 2.6.8 and earlier allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an encrypted file with a crafted header containing long salt data that is not properly handled during decryption.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
- openSUSE-SU-2012:1354-1, published Wed, 17 Oct 2012 10:08:36 +0200 (CEST)
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|openSUSE 11.4|| ||Patchnames: