Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2008 10:28:12 -0800 From: Jonathan Smith <smithj@...ethemallocs.com> To: mci@....openwall.com CC: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, chris@...ry.beasts.org Subject: Re: vsftpd CVE-2007-5962 (Red Hat / Fedora specific) -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 Michail Litvak wrote: > Hello Jonathan Smith! > > Wed, May 21, 2008 at 11:34:42AM -0800, smithj wrote about "Re: [oss-security] vsftpd CVE-2007-5962 (Red Hat / Fedora specific)": > >> Tomas Hoger wrote: >> | This is just a heads-up. We are releasing updated vsftpd packages >> | containing a fix for a minor memory leak identified by CVE-2007-5962. >> >> The memory leak itself is CVE-2007-5962? Or is the CVE for the original >> issue where deny_hosts didn't work as expected? It doesn't seem to be >> public. > > As I understand RH released patch to fix problem with deny_file > statement (not hosts) -- https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=174764 > > But introduce memory leak (CVE-2007-5962) and release package with > fixed version of their patch. > > Please correct me if I make mistake, but seems this is a typo and > You mean deny_file, not deny_hosts. You are correct. Someone from rPath also noticed this, but I guess I never followed up and corrected myself on oss-security :) smithj -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.9 (GNU/Linux) iEYEAREIAAYFAkiDg7wACgkQCG91qXPaRekUtACggz/IxZ1l1sgKC9KXrCM0bPT3 Ov8Anjw4sWOLNBdiy+5P0YgwE06IWVJ8 =c/61 -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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