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Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in Winlpd
From: Meftun () MeftunNet Com
Date: 27 Jul 2006 11:02:29 -0000

Pablo Isola has discovered a vulnerability in Winlpd, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a 
vulnerable system. 


The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when handling received requests. This can be exploited to cause a 
stack-based buffer overflow by passing an overly long string in a request to the service (port 515/tcp).

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.


The vulnerability has been confirmed in version 1.26. Other versions may also be affected.


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