Bug 724008 - libgssapi, libgssglue: Ability to load untrusted configuration file, when loading GSS mechanisms and their definitions during initialization [fedora-all]
libgssapi, libgssglue: Ability to load untrusted configuration file, when loa...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libgssapi (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Steve Dickson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: Reopened, Security, SecurityTracking
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Blocks: CVE-2011-2709
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Reported: 2011-07-21 13:36 EDT by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2014-12-08 23:06 EST (History)
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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2011-07-21 13:36:30 EDT
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Comment 1 Fedora End Of Life 2012-08-07 15:23:51 EDT
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Comment 2 Stefan Cornelius 2012-08-23 02:20:36 EDT
This does not seem fixed to me, reopening.
Comment 4 Fedora End Of Life 2013-04-03 15:57:56 EDT
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 19 development cycle.
Changing version to '19'.

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cycle bugs. We are very sorry. It will help us with cleanup during Fedora 19 End Of Life. Thank you.)

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Comment 5 pjp 2014-12-03 13:22:04 EST
Hello steved,

Could you please fix this soon?
Comment 6 Steve Dickson 2014-12-03 14:54:14 EST
(In reply to pjp from comment #5)
> Hello steved,
> Could you please fix this soon?
neither libgssapi or libgssglue are used in f20 and beyond
So I'm thinking its not worth fixing this since
it would be a major re-write...
Comment 7 pjp 2014-12-05 11:20:35 EST
  Hello Steve,

(In reply to Steve Dickson from comment #6)
> neither libgssapi or libgssglue are used in f20 and beyond
> So I'm thinking its not worth fixing this since it would be a major re-write...

  Thanks so much for the details. Since the packages have been already retired, and not available in future releases, it'd be better to close this bug with due comments.

  -> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/package/libgssglue/
  -> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/package/libgssapi/

Thank you.

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