Bug 841112 - __pmDecodeIDList lacks check against PDU size
Summary: __pmDecodeIDList lacks check against PDU size
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pcp   
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Version: 16
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
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Assignee: Nathan Scott
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Keywords: Security
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Blocks: 840765 CVE-2012-3418
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Reported: 2012-07-18 08:10 UTC by Florian Weimer
Modified: 2012-08-20 03:52 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Fixed In Version: pcp-3.6.5
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-08-20 03:52:42 UTC
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Resolve issues in decoding PCP namespace idlist PDUs (1.14 KB, patch)
2012-07-27 06:27 UTC, Nathan Scott
no flags Details | Diff

Description Florian Weimer 2012-07-18 08:10:46 UTC
__pmDecodeIDList does not check that the incoming PDU actually contains room for numids elements.  This looks like it could result in a client crash (read buffer overflow, not exploitable for code execution) when a server sends too few IDs.

Comment 1 Mark Goodwin 2012-07-22 23:44:09 UTC
Nathan requested assignment, thanks Nathan

Comment 2 Nathan Scott 2012-07-27 06:27:26 UTC
Created attachment 600699 [details]
Resolve issues in decoding PCP namespace idlist PDUs

Comment 3 Florian Weimer 2012-07-27 13:22:53 UTC
(In reply to comment #2)
> Created attachment 600699 [details]
> Resolve issues in decoding PCP namespace idlist PDUs

Looks good to me.

Comment 4 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2012-08-16 03:45:53 UTC
Upstream patch:


This issue has been addressed in pcp-3.6.5

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