Bug 815575 - PATCH: properly deal with crypt() returning NULL
PATCH: properly deal with crypt() returning NULL
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: apg (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Kevin Fenzi
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Reported: 2012-04-23 18:15 EDT by Paul Wouters
Modified: 2012-04-23 21:16 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-04-23 21:16:47 EDT
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patch hanlding crypt() returning NULL (1.82 KB, patch)
2012-04-23 18:16 EDT, Paul Wouters
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Description Paul Wouters 2012-04-23 18:15:57 EDT
the crypt() call can return NULL in some error conditions. One of those is when the computer is running in FIPS mode and an MD5 or DES hash is requested.

Attached patch fixes the direct/indirect calls to crypt() where it is not checked for NULL before being used in operations as strchr() or strcmp()
Comment 1 Paul Wouters 2012-04-23 18:16:39 EDT
Created attachment 579707 [details]
patch hanlding crypt() returning NULL
Comment 2 Kevin Fenzi 2012-04-23 21:16:47 EDT
Build in rawhide. thanks!

let me know if you think this deserves stable updates...

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