Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in the canoniseFileName function in os/pl-os.c in SWI-Prolog before 6.2.5 and 6.3.x before 6.3.7 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted filename.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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[oss-security] 20130103 Re: CVE Request - SWI-Prolog / pl (X < 6.2.5): Multiple (stack-based) buffer overflows in patch canonisation code and when expanding file-names with long paths
[swi-prolog] 20121221 [SWIPL] Ann: SWI-Prolog 6.3.7 and 6.2.5