Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 19:56:02 +0300 From: Henri Salo <henri@...v.fi> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Steve Langasek <vorlon@...ian.org> Subject: Re: CVE id request: Multiple buffer overflow in unixODBC On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 10:07:02AM +0200, Tomas Hoger wrote: > On Tue, 29 May 2012 09:42:42 -0300 Felipe Pena wrote: > > > Multiple buffer overflow in unixODBC > > =========================== > > > > The library unixODBC doesn't check properly the input from FILEDSN=, > > DRIVER= options in the DSN, which causes buffer overflow when passed > > to the SQLDriverConnect() function. > > Reports like this - covering bugs in parsing of the configuration > parameters (i.e. generally trusted input) - should include some > reasoning why these should be considered security. Nothing obvious not > intended to break PHP safe_mode comes to mind. > > -- > Tomas Hoger / Red Hat Security Response Team Debian-report: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=675058 Maintainer is also asking why this is security related issue. Can I get short description thanks. - Henri Salo
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