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Bug 818684 - PATCH: properly deal with crypt() returning NULL
PATCH: properly deal with crypt() returning NULL
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: httpd (Show other bugs)
Unspecified Unspecified
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Assigned To: Joe Orton
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: 819650
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Reported: 2012-05-03 14:13 EDT by Paul Wouters
Modified: 2013-05-29 05:32 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: httpd-2.4.2-14.fc18
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-05-29 05:32:26 EDT
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patch hanlding crypt() returning NULL (3.06 KB, patch)
2012-05-03 14:13 EDT, Paul Wouters
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Description Paul Wouters 2012-05-03 14:13:41 EDT
Created attachment 581918 [details]
patch hanlding crypt() returning NULL

Description of problem:
httpd does not check if crypt() or crypt_r() returns NULL, which it can do in certain situations (mostly when in FIPS mode and smoe hashing algo like MD5 is not allowed)

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Attached patch resolves this,
Comment 1 Joe Orton 2012-06-06 10:21:13 EDT
Thanks for this, Paul.  Pushed upstream with addition of error messages for httpd:

The apr-util changes were already on trunk, so I backported those too.
Comment 3 Joe Orton 2013-05-29 05:32:26 EDT
This is fixed in F18.  Given this is a relatively obscure case, no plans to backport to f17.

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