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Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2015 21:29:20 +0200
From: Florian Weimer <fw@...eb.enyo.de>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: CVE request: Buffer overflow in das_watchdog

This was privately reported to Debian, but the developer published a
fix before we could assign a CVE ID.

Adam Sampson discovered that das_watchdog, a daemon to detect and
pause real-time processes which are misbehaving, contains an
exploitable buffer overflow in the handling of the XAUTHORITY
environment variable.

Upstream commit:

<https://github.com/kmatheussen/das_watchdog/commit/bd20bb02e75e2c>

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