Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2011 14:05:17 +0100 From: Djalal Harouni <tixxdz@...ndz.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE request: crypt_blowfish 8-bit character mishandling On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 09:01:11AM +0400, Solar Designer wrote: > Oh, also some builds of crypt_blowfish (and of affected systems/apps) > for PowerPC are probably unaffected, because char is typically unsigned > there (unless overridden in compiler flags for compatibility with more > typical systems). Just to add that on some (perhaps all) ARM plateforms char is by default: "unsigned" (unless you compile with -fsigned-char as you have noted). This is an old link that expose some problems when you just use 'char var' on ARM (perhaps not only on ARM): http://www.arm.linux.org.uk/docs/faqs/signedchar.php -- tixxdz http://opendz.org
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