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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2002-2048
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:32:11
Published 31 Dec 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Buffer overflow in PFinger 0.7.8 client allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long query value passed to the (1) finger program, (2) -l, (3) -d, and (4) -t options. NOTE: if PFinger is not setuid or setgid, then this issue would not cross privilege boundaries and would not be considered a vulnerability.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Michael Baumer Pfinger 0.7.8


XF - pfinger-query-bo(9269)

VULN-DEV - 20020604 PFinger Buffer Overflow Vulnerability.

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:35