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Bug 617312 - (CVE-2010-2539) CVE-2010-2539 MapServer: Buffer overflow by generating unique temporary filename(s) (Trac#3484)
CVE-2010-2539 MapServer: Buffer overflow by generating unique temporary filen...
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 617314
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Reported: 2010-07-22 14:49 EDT by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2015-08-21 18:40 EDT (History)
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2010-07-22 14:49:43 EDT
MapServer upstream during a security audit of MapServer v5.6 source
code found a potential buffer overflow in the way MapServer generated
unique temporary filenames. A local attacker could use this flaw to
conduct denial of service attacks.

  [1] http://trac.osgeo.org/mapserver/ticket/3484

Upstream patch (against 5-4 SVN branch):
  [2] http://trac.osgeo.org/mapserver/changeset/10310

Upstream patch (against trunk):
  [3] http://trac.osgeo.org/mapserver/changeset/10318
Comment 1 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-07-22 14:51:29 EDT
This issue affects the versions of the mapserver package, as shipped
with Fedora release of 12 and 13.

Please fix.
Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2010-07-22 14:53:04 EDT
Created mapserver tracking bugs for this issue

Affects: fedora-all [bug 617314]

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