Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 818684
PATCH: properly deal with crypt() returning NULL
Last modified: 2013-05-29 05:32:26 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)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Attached patch resolves this,
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.
This is fixed in F18. Given this is a relatively obscure case, no plans to backport to f17.