Bug 495052 (CVE-2009-1186) - CVE-2009-1186 udev: Buffer overflow in path encoding routine
Summary: CVE-2009-1186 udev: Buffer overflow in path encoding routine
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Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2009-1186
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2009-04-09 13:09 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2019-09-29 12:29 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-04-17 15:58:16 UTC


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Comment 4 Jan Lieskovsky 2009-04-15 18:49:51 UTC
A buffer overflow flaw was found in one of the routines providing path
encoding in the udev package. An attacker could use this flaw to cause
a denial of service by providing a specially-crafted arguments
as input to this routine.

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2009-04-16 06:52:18 UTC
udev-124-4.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9.
http://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/udev-124-4.fc9

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2009-04-16 16:54:22 UTC
udev-124-4.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2009-04-16 16:54:32 UTC
udev-127-5.fc10 has been pushed to the Fedora 10 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 10 Tomas Hoger 2009-04-17 15:58:16 UTC
This issue did not affect the versions of udev as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.  Issue was fixed upstream in version 141.


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