Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:14:10 +0100 From: Jakub Wilk <jwilk@...lk.net> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: cve-assign@...re.org Subject: Re: heap overflow in procmail >>https://bugs.debian.org/769937 [...] >The Debian bug report does not contain diagnosis of the type of >programming error that is triggering each crash, so it is not clear >how many CVE identifiers must be assigned. There are two distinct buffer overflows: * Off-by-one heap overflow when parsing addresses that have left angle bracket, then a comma, but no right angle bracket. For example: <moo@...mple.com, * Heap overflow when parsing addresses that end with backslash. For example: <moo@...mple.com\ Credit goes to Jan Darmochwal for identifying the root causes. -- Jakub Wilk
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