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Bug 149751 - Remote buffer overflow in the digestmd5.c
Remote buffer overflow in the digestmd5.c
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: cyrus-sasl (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-02-25 17:02 EST by Leonard den Ottolander
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-01 17:02:40 EST
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Description Leonard den Ottolander 2005-02-25 17:02:13 EST

Affects RHEL 3 and 4. Please check whether it affects RHEL 2.1.
Comment 2 Leonard den Ottolander 2005-02-25 17:55:15 EST
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 17:06:37 EST

        * 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 17:02:40 EST
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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