Bug 209120 - nameif crashes due to buffer owerflow
nameif crashes due to buffer owerflow
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: net-tools (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Radek Vokal
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2006-10-03 08:27 EDT by Michal Marciniszyn
Modified: 2014-02-10 18:01 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-10-11 01:41:03 EDT
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Description Michal Marciniszyn 2006-10-03 08:27:40 EDT
Description of problem:
if interface name is exactly 16 characters long, the nameif program crashes due
to buffer owerflow

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.modprobe dummy
2. ifconfig -a to get MAC_ADDR of the dummy interface
3. echo "dummy01234567890 MAC_ADDR" >>/etc/mactab
4. nameif
Actual results:
buffer owerflow

Expected results:
interface name change or error that name is too long

Additional info:
nameif returns weird messages when name is too long...
Comment 1 Radek Vokal 2006-10-11 01:41:03 EDT
Fixed in rawhide

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