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CVE Reference: CVE-2008-3863

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Original Page at CVE MITRE:
CVE-2008-3863

Description:
Stack-based buffer overflow in the read_special_escape function in src/psgen.c in GNU Enscript 1.6.1 and 1.6.4 beta, when the -e (aka special escapes processing) option is enabled, allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted ASCII file, related to the setfilename command.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

XF
  http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/46026

UBUNTU
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-660-1

SUSE
  http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-11/msg00000.html

SREASON
  http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4488

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA32753
  Secunia Advisory: SA32854
  Secunia Advisory: SA35074
  Secunia Advisory: SA32137
  Secunia Advisory: SA32530
  Secunia Advisory: SA33109
  Secunia Advisory: SA32970
  Secunia Advisory: SA32521

REDHAT
  http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-1021.html
  http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-1016.html

OVAL
  http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/getDef?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9939

MISC
  http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-41/

MANDRIVA
  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:243

GENTOO
  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200812-02.xml

FEDORA

DEBIAN
  http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1670

CONFIRM
  http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2008-0321
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
  http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-504.htm

CERT
  http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html

BUGTRAQ
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/498385/100/0/threaded
  http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/497647/100/0/threaded

BID
  31858

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html


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