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Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2012 18:13:44 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Matthias Weckbecker <mweckbecker@...e.de>
Subject: Re: CVE request: thttpd: Denial of Service (App. crash,
 local)

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On 12/12/2012 03:57 AM, Matthias Weckbecker wrote:
> Hi Kurt, Steve, vendors, ...,
> 
> I think I have never posted it to oss-sec. glibc's crypt() can
> return NULL under some circumstances which causes thttpd to crash
> while dereferencing:
> 
> https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=783165
> 
> Maybe you want to assign a CVE.
> 
> Matthias
> 

- From the Novell bug:
Matthias Weckbecker 2012-12-13 10:57:38 UTC
For the sake of completeness (got reminded by some random dude on
oss): This affects glibc 2.11 (as shipped with 11.4) (with thttpd-2.25b).

Also can you post a link to the affected code? thanks.

Please use CVE-2012-5640 for this issue.

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

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