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Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:26:53 -0400
From: Dianne Skoll <dfs@...ringpenguin.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: CVE request - remind 3.1.14 and earlier - buffer overflow

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Hi,

Please issue a CVE number for this vulnerability:

http://lists.roaringpenguin.com/pipermail/remind-fans/2015/003172.html

Patch fixing the problem is below.  Remind home page is at
https://www.roaringpenguin.com/products/remind

Regards,

Dianne.

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diff --git a/src/var.c b/src/var.c
index 2d68bab..cf933c2 100644
- --- a/src/var.c
+++ b/src/var.c
@@ -757,6 +757,10 @@ static void DumpSysVar(char const *name, const SysVar *v)
     if (!v && !name) return;  /* Shouldn't happen... */
 
     buffer[0]='$'; buffer[1] = 0;
+    if (name && strlen(name) > VAR_NAME_LEN) {
+	fprintf(ErrFp, "$%s: Name too long\n", name);
+	return;
+    }
     if (name) strcat(buffer, name); else strcat(buffer, v->name);
     fprintf(ErrFp, "%*s  ", VAR_NAME_LEN+1, buffer);
     if (v) {


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