CVE-2015-5957 (retired)

Priority
Description
Buffer overflow in the DumpSysVar function in var.c in Remind before 3.1.15
allows attackers to have unspecified impact via a long name.
Package
Upstream:released (03.01.15-1)
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE (precise was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr):DNE (trusty was needed)
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):not-affected (03.01.15-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):not-affected (03.01.15-1)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):not-affected (03.01.15-1)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):not-affected (03.01.15-1)
Patches:
Other:http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/07/29/2
This vulnerability is mitigated in part by the use of -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 in Ubuntu. For more details see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Features#fortify-source
This vulnerability is mitigated in part by the use of gcc's stack protector in Ubuntu. For more details see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Features#stack-protector
More Information

Updated: 2019-09-19 15:55:13 UTC (commit d32ebc32606b9517c6fa7d65a15441e2a57a6de5)