Bug 251676 - (CVE-2007-3961) CVE-2007-3961 fsplib off-by-one error
CVE-2007-3961 fsplib off-by-one error
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2007-08-10 07:38 EDT by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2016-03-04 07:51 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-08-10 08:58:18 EDT
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Description Tomas Hoger 2007-08-10 07:38:31 EDT
Off-by-one error in the fsp_readdir_r function in fsplib.c in fsplib before 0.9
allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a directory entry whose
length is exactly MAXNAMLEN, which prevents a terminating null byte from being

gFTP contains local copy of fsplib source code to support FSP protocol.
Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2007-08-10 07:40:27 EDT
Upstream patch:

Comment 2 Mark J. Cox (Product Security) 2007-08-10 08:58:18 EDT
"Red Hat does not consider a user assisted client crash such as this to be a
security flaw."

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