Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 243257
CVE-2007-1217 Overflow in CAPI subsystem
Last modified: 2013-03-06 00:59:49 EST
The bufprint routine used by capi_cmsg2str does an unbounded vsprintf into a
8192 byte buffer, perhaps hoping it's big enough.
If the content of that vsprintf can be controlled by remote peers, this may lead
to a remote security hole for daemons using CAPI (pppd-capi-plugin,
asterisk-chan-capi, capi4hylafax, ...). Or a DoS.
If the content of that vsprintf can be controlled by local users making use of a
system service (such as sending a fax, making a phone call, ...) that uses CAPI,
this is a privilege escalation or remote authenticated user security hole, or a DoS.
Created attachment 158099 [details]
Patch by Don Howard
Upstream patch breaks kABI. The following patch do bounds checking when
A patch addressing this issue has been included in build 2.6.9-55.0.3.EL.
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.
*** Bug 402781 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 402791 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***