Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2011 15:24:23 -0500 (EST) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Ludwig Nussel <ludwig.nussel@...e.de>, security <security@...ntu.com>, security@...ian.org, security@...e.de, Dan Rosenberg <dan.j.rosenberg@...il.com> Subject: Re: Suid mount helpers fail to anticipate RLIMIT_FSIZE ----- Original Message ----- > > It seems like fixing glibc to either raise the rlimit or correctly handle > the error condition is the way to go (as you already mentioned). I share > the concern of the helpers maybe not checking addmntent() return codes, > though. If they all do, I would think that just correct error handling in > glibc would be accepted upstream. Whatever the fix, it really feels like > it should be in glibc. It is what is responsible for actually writing to > the file... > I'm going to assign CVE-2011-1089 to this, under the assumption the fix will go into glibc (it's a bit confusing, but I think I follow from playing along at home). Thanks. -- JB
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