Bug 135678 - CAN-2004-0891 MSN protocol buffer overflow.
CAN-2004-0891 MSN protocol buffer overflow.
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gaim (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Daniel Reed
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Reported: 2004-10-14 08:18 EDT by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-20 15:44:11 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2004:604 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: gaim security update 2004-10-20 00:00:00 EDT

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Description Josh Bressers 2004-10-14 08:18:41 EDT
Buffer overflow when receiving unexpected sequence of MSNSLP messages
Affected code: src/protocols/msn/slplink.c memcpy was used without
checking the size of the buffer before copying to it.  Additionally, a
logic flaw was causing the wrong buffer to be used as the destination
for the copy under certain circumstances.

This issue affects gaim 0.79-1.0.1
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2004-10-19 14:02:30 EDT
public, removing embargo
Comment 2 Josh Bressers 2004-10-20 15:44:11 EDT
An errata has been issued which should help the problem 
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being 
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, 
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report 
if the solution does not work for you.


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