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axel -- remote buffer overflow

Affected packages
axel < 1.0a_4


VuXML ID 0163b498-af54-11d9-acd0-000854d03344
Discovery 2005-04-16
Entry 2005-04-17

A Debian Security Advisory reports:

Ulf Härnhammar from the Debian Security Audit Project discovered a buffer overflow in axel, a light download accelerator. When reading remote input the program did not check if a part of the input can overflow a buffer and maybe trigger the execution of arbitrary code.


Bugtraq ID 13059
CVE Name CVE-2005-0390