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Date: Sun, 8 Feb 2015 11:53:33 +0100
From: Hanno Böck <hanno@...eck.de>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: lynx: crash when parsing overly long links

On Fri, 06 Feb 2015 18:55:08 -0700
Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> wrote:


> Sorry forgot to include the link
> 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=605286

Here's the upstream reference/changelog:
http://lynx.isc.org/current/CHANGES.html#v2.8.8dev.4

quote:
"* limit parsed URIs with new config parameter MAX_URI_SIZE, default
8192 (RedHat #605286, forwarded by Vincent Danen). For arbitrarily long
URIs, alloca() could run out of stack space -TD"


So it got fixed in the 4th dev version of 2.8.8. Everyone who's using
2.8.8 (release version) or above is not affected.


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