Bug 117464 - FIxes for overflows (potentially security issues)
Summary: FIxes for overflows (potentially security issues)
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: newt (Show other bugs)
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Eido Inoue
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Keywords: Security
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Reported: 2004-03-04 11:26 UTC by Alastair McKinstry
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-07 19:37:37 UTC
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Patch to fix overflows (15.01 KB, patch)
2004-03-04 11:30 UTC, Alastair McKinstry
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Description Alastair McKinstry 2004-03-04 11:26:54 UTC
Description of problem:

Fixes overflows. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

RH9, Fedora

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Comment 1 Alastair McKinstry 2004-03-04 11:30:04 UTC
Created attachment 98277 [details]
Patch to fix overflows

- Cope with malloc failure in some places; use snprint
to avoid a segfault on malicious input (may be a security
weakness depending on where whiptail is used).

Comment 2 Eido Inoue 2004-04-07 19:37:37 UTC
The attached patch had several bugs (a patch to a .rej file, as well
as a typo were MAXFORMAT was indicated as MAXFOTMAT which prevented
compiling). Also, the patch included changed some of the interfaces
(void returns to int returns, changing of some int params to unsigned

I've taken most of the patch in spirit, but I've made some alterations
based on the comments above

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