Date: Tue, 5 Jul 2011 11:36:36 +0200 From: Sebastian Krahmer <krahmer@...e.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: FreeBSD 4.x OpenSSH/libopie remote root hole On Tue, Jul 05, 2011 at 03:09:06AM +0400, Solar Designer wrote: > Hi, > > I'd be interested in more detail on this bug. So far, the closest to a > description of the bug that I saw is this: > > http://lists.openwall.net/full-disclosure/2011/07/01/4 > > but it's not enough. > > I'd like to learn not only on my own, but also on others' mistakes. ;-) > And for this purpose it does not matter how old the software is and > whether it is still supported or not. > > Colin - any comments from you? I realize the bug is not yours, but > perhaps you're one of the few people who have figured it out now, for a > reason similar to mine. > > Red Hat - a lesson for you might be to stop linking sshd against so > many libraries (over 20 last time I checked). Don't wait until your > remote root, really. ;-) Yes, this means dropping some functionality, What a true word, probably not just for RedHat. -s -- ~ perl self.pl ~ $_='print"\$_=\47$_\47;eval"';eval ~ krahmer@...e.de - SuSE Security Team --- SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Jeff Hawn, Jennifer Guild, Felix Imendörffer, HRB 16746 (AG Nürnberg) Maxfeldstraße 5 90409 Nürnberg Germany
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