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Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 11:00:02 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Tomas Hoger <thoger@...hat.com>, felipensp@...il.com
Subject: Re: CVE id request: Multiple buffer overflow in unixODBC

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On 05/30/2012 02:07 AM, 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.
> 

Ahh my bad, I misunderstood this to be options that could be passed by
the program as a standard part of the query, and thus controlled by
the attacker. If this is indeed limited to configuration files and
there are not extenuating circumstances that allow exploitation I will
have to REJECT these CVEs.

- -- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
PGP: 0x5E267993 A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993

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