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Re: [ Hackerslab bug_paper ] Linux dump buffer overflow
From: venglin () FREEBSD LUBLIN PL (Przemyslaw Frasunek)
Date: Thu, 2 Mar 2000 06:50:07 +0100


On 01-Mar-2000 Derek Callaway wrote:
(gdb) #0  getenv (name=0x40111a70 "") at ../sysdeps/generic/getenv.c:88
From this gdb session, it appears that there _could_ be a problem with
the way that glibc's time functions behave.

No. getenv() fails because *envp, argc, **argv are AFTER pathname[]
buffer and gets overwritten.

Of course, it is still exploitable.

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