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CVE-2008-1994 - Sympodial Drug

Description

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in (a) acon.c (b) menu.c and (c) child.c in Acon 1.0.5-5 through 1.0.5-7 allow local users to execute arbitrary code via (1) a long HOME environment variable or (2) a large number of terminal columns.

Reference

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=475733 http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=476603 http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28862 http://secunia.com/advisories/29909 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41915