Date: Thu, 06 Nov 2014 17:07:07 +1100 From: Joshua Rogers <oss@...ernot.info> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: CVE-Request: dpkg handling of 'control' and warnings format string vulnerability A format string vulnerability vuln has been found in the latest version of dpkg. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dpkg/+bug/1389135 An example is: https://internot.info/docs/dpkg_fstring.deb > dpkg -i --dry-run > '/home/www/www.internot.info/htdocs/docs/dpkg_fstring.deb' > dpkg: warning: parsing file '/tmp/dpkg.heOSnC/control' near line 2 > package 'backup:01f15700.00431828.00000001.00000001.0000001a': > '%08x.%08x.%08x.%08x.%08x > Description: Stuff > maintainer: Joshua Rogers > version: 1 > ' is not a valid architecture name: escription: Stuff > maintainer: Joshua Rogers > version: 1 > The vulnerable function, warningv([..]), is called in many other places, and is not limited to '-i'. Could I get a CVE-ID for this? Thanks -- -- Joshua Rogers <https://internot.info/>
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