Bug 61299 - static linked to flawed zib (possible security problem)
static linked to flawed zib (possible security problem)
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sash (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: wdovlrrw
Aaron Brown
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: 61410 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2002-03-16 12:13 EST by tgke
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-19 07:17:24 EST
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Description tgke 2002-03-16 12:13:38 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:0.9.9) Gecko/20020310

Description of problem:


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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
find-zlib script detects the zlib dependancy

output:

twisted:/sbin$ find-zlib sash
sash: inflate version: "1.1.3 Copyright 1995-1998 Mark Adler"
sash: zlib cplens table, little endian
sash: zlib cplext table (version 1.0.5 to 1.1.4)


http://www.gzip.org/zlib/advisory-2002-03-11.txt
http://www.gzip.org/zlib/find-zlib



Additional info:
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2002-03-19 07:16:59 EST
*** Bug 61410 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2002-03-19 08:20:09 EST
This is not exploitable, therefore it's not a problem. 
 
sash is neither setuid nor networking, so all you get by "exploiting" it is a crashing 
application, giving you access to your own privileges. 

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