Buffer overflow in certain functions in src/fileio.c and src/unix/fileio.c in xmame before 11 January 2006 may allow local users to gain privileges via a long (1) -lang, (2) -ctrlr, (3) -pb, or (4) -rec argument on many operating systems, and via a long (5) -jdev argument on Ubuntu Linux.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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20060110 mysec.org Security Advisory : Xmame buffer overflow, with a possibility of privilege escalation.
20060110 mysec.org Security Advisory : Xmame buffer overflow, with a possibility of privilege escalation
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