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Date: Tue, 4 Jun 2013 13:17:16 -0600
From: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, kseifried@...hat.com
Subject: Re: CVE request: libsrtp buffer overflow flaw

* [2013-06-04 12:43:20 -0600] Kurt Seifried wrote:

>On 06/04/2013 09:51 AM, Vincent Danen wrote:
>> A buffer overflow flaw was reported in libsrtp, Cisco's reference
>> implementation of the Secure Real-time Transport Protocol (SRTP),
>> in how the crypto_policy_set_from_profile_for_rtp() function
>> applies cryptographic profiles to an srtp_policy.  This could allow
>> for a crash of a client linked against libsrtp (like asterisk or
>> linphone).
>>
>> A pull request in git has a patch to correct this issue (doesn't
>> look like it's been merged into master yet though).
>>
>> References:
>>
>> http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2013/Jun/10
>> https://github.com/cisco/libsrtp/pull/26
>> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=970697
>
>Please use CVE-2013-2139 for this issue.

Thanks.  I noted the wrong commit above, it should be this one:

https://github.com/cisco/libsrtp/pull/27

>> As an aside, when I was poking around in github, I also found this
>> but I don't know anything about libsrtp so I don't know if this is
>> something that can be triggered by a remote user or if this is just
>> a hardening thing, but the commit message is "Security fix to not
>> ignore RTCP encryption, if required."
>>
>> https://github.com/cisco/libsrtp/commit/8ad50a05279b61a382da3cc730ff1560ab4272e8
>>
>>
>>
>> Is there someone more familiar with libsrtp that might be able to
>> comment on whether or not this is a flaw (so can a remote user
>> request to disable encryption and do ... something?)

-- 
Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team 

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