Bug 149751 - Remote buffer overflow in the digestmd5.c
Summary: Remote buffer overflow in the digestmd5.c
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: cyrus-sasl
Version: 3.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
QA Contact: Brian Brock
URL: http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/gls...
Keywords: Security
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-02-25 22:02 UTC by Leonard den Ottolander
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
0 users

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Last Closed: 2005-03-01 22:02:40 UTC

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Description Leonard den Ottolander 2005-02-25 22:02:13 UTC

Affects RHEL 3 and 4. Please check whether it affects RHEL 2.1.

Comment 2 Leonard den Ottolander 2005-02-25 22:55:15 UTC
Does not affect RHEL 4 (2.1.19). Does affect RHEL 3 (2.1.18). Not sure
about RHEL 2.1.

Comment 3 Leonard den Ottolander 2005-02-28 22:06:37 UTC

        * plugins/digestmd5.c: Fix potential buffer overflow, call
          add_to_challenge in 2 more places (Alexey Melnikov

So indeed the issue seems to be the sprintf(text->outbuf)s, not the

Comment 4 Leonard den Ottolander 2005-03-01 22:02:40 UTC
Alexey Melnikov verified that this issue only exists in rev 1.170 of
digestmd5.c. Official releases are hence not vulnerable.

Closing NOTABUG.

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