Bug 152963 - CAN-2005-1194 Buffer overflow in the ieee_putascii() function
CAN-2005-1194 Buffer overflow in the ieee_putascii() function
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nasm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Richard Henderson
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-03-31 09:20 EST by Josh Bressers
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-05 03:34:20 EDT
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Description Josh Bressers 2005-03-31 09:20:08 EST
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #152962 +++

There is a very obvious buffer overflow in ieee_putascii()

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static void ieee_putascii(char *format, ...)
    char buffer[256];
    vsprintf(buffer, format, ap);

At the very least it should be using a vsnprintf.
Comment 1 Josh Bressers 2005-03-31 09:20:41 EST
This issue should also affect FC2
Comment 2 Jindrich Novy 2005-04-15 09:04:22 EDT
Applied and built in FC3. Patch added to the fedora-legacy bug for this and
CAN-2004-1287 issue.

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