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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2005-2772
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:52:39
Published 02 Sep 2005 07:03:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in University of Minnesota gopher client 3.0.9 allow remote malicious servers to execute arbitrary code via (1) a long "+VIEWS:" reply, which is not properly handled in the VIfromLine function, and (2) certain arguments when launching third party programs such as a web browser from a web link, which is not properly handled in the FIOgetargv function.

Vulnerable Systems


  • University Of Minnesota Gopher 3.0.9


CERT-VN - VU#619812

XF - umn-gopher-vifromline-bo(22053)

BID - 14693

SECUNIA - 16614

BUGTRAQ - 20050901 UMN gopher[v3.0.9+] multiple(2) client buffer overflows.


SECUNIA - 17016

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:40:38