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CVE-2015-8779

Description

A stack overflow vulnerability in the catopen function was found, causing applications which pass long strings to the catopen function to crash or, potentially execute arbitrary code.

Priority: HIGH
CVSS v3: 9.8
Publish Date: Feb 12, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Critical
Modified Date: Feb 12, 2016

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Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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