Bug 1021972 - socat: sockaddr_info(AF_UNIX) string NUL termination issue
socat: sockaddr_info(AF_UNIX) string NUL termination issue
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: socat (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Paul Wouters
BaseOS QE Security Team
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Blocks: 1019961 1085024
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Reported: 2013-10-22 08:35 EDT by Florian Weimer
Modified: 2018-03-21 21:38 EDT (History)
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Description Florian Weimer 2013-10-22 08:35:03 EDT
The AF_UNIX case in sysutils.c:sockaddr_info() does not ensure NUL termination, it overrides the terminating NUL and there is no guarantee that another one is to follow.  Callers assume a NUL-terminated string.
Comment 2 Gerhard 2014-03-10 17:10:00 EDT
Has been fixed in upstream release

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