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Bug 170463 - CVE-2006-0225 local to local copy uses shell expansion twice
CVE-2006-0225 local to local copy uses shell expansion twice
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: openssh (Show other bugs)
All Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Tomas Mraz
Brian Brock
: Security
: 179621 (view as bug list)
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Blocks: RHEL3U8CanFix
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Reported: 2005-10-11 19:08 EDT by Tomas Mraz
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHSA-2006-0298
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2006-07-20 08:53:56 EDT
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2006:0298 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Low: openssh security update 2006-07-20 08:53:00 EDT

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Description Tomas Mraz 2005-10-11 19:08:43 EDT
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #168167 +++

Description of problem:
scp currently implements local-to-local copy by constructing a command line
using 'cp' in a string and then using system().  Beside the fact the using
system() is really always wrong (only lazy people use it) which has the added
problem that the file name is exposed twice to shell expansion.  The file name
could contain characters which need quoting, like $ or spaces.  This second
expansion must be avoided.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.touch foo\ bar
2.mkdir somedir
3.scp foo\ bar somedir
Actual results:
cp: cannot stat `foo': No such file or directory
cp: cannot stat `bar': No such file or directory

Expected results:
no message, file copied

Additional info:
I'll attach a patch.  Upstream would probably not like it but it glibc is
advanced enough to provide the necessary functions.

There are also a few more places where I've seen TEMP_FAILURE_RETRY or
equivalent code missing.
Comment 4 Tomas Mraz 2006-02-01 14:51:49 EST
*** Bug 179621 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 8 Bob Johnson 2006-04-11 12:00:38 EDT
This issue is on Red Hat Engineering's list of planned work items 
for the upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.8 release.  Engineering 
resources have been assigned and barring unforeseen circumstances, Red 
Hat intends to include this item in the 3.8 release.
Comment 12 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-07-20 08:53:56 EDT
An advisory 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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