Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2009 15:46:28 +0200 From: Nico Golde <oss-security+ml@...lde.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: aboudreault@...gears.com, coley@...re.org, 523027@...s.debian.org, warmerdam@...ox.com Subject: Re: incorrect upstream fix for CVE-2009-0840 (mapserver) Hi, * Nico Golde <oss-security+ml@...lde.de> [2009-06-22 15:45]: [...] > Unfortunately this doesn't fix the issue and I wonder why people always think > changing signed types to unsigned will fix such errors. > If I pass 0xffffffff as the content-length according to type conversion rules > in C atoi() will convert this to -1 which is again converted to 0xffff when 0xffffffff^^ -- Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de - nion@...ber.ccc.de - GPG: 0xA0A0AAAA For security reasons, all text in this mail is double-rot13 encrypted. Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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