Bug 150713 - CAN-2005-0706 Buffer overflow in grip
CAN-2005-0706 Buffer overflow in grip
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grip (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2005-03-09 16:49 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:52 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-03-09 19:19:13 EST
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-03-09 16:49:23 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #150712 +++

This issue was discovered by Dean Brettle

While investigating a crash of grip on my FC3 system, I've come across
what appears to be a long-standing remote buffer overflow vulnerability.
Specifically, if the CDDB server (eg freedb.org) returns more than 16
matches (exact or inexact) for a CD, grip will write past the end of a
stack-based array.  I think that means that a hostile server or a
hostile 3rd party submitter to the CDDB server could exploit the bug (by
embedding exploit code in the overflowing matches).
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-03-09 16:49:56 EST
This issue should also affect FC2
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2005-03-09 19:19:13 EST
Fixed. 

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