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bug #18355: GNUTYPE_NAMES can allow writing to arbitrary locations

Submitted by:  Kees Cook <keescook>
Submitted on:  Thu 23 Nov 2006 04:48:29 AM UTC  
Votes:  1  
 
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed

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Thu 23 Nov 2006 04:48:29 AM UTC, original submission:  

As demonstrated here, GNUTYPE_NAMES is dangerous:

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-11/0344.html

One solution is for GNUTYPE_NAMES processing to be disabled by default.  Patch attached.

Kees Cook <keescook>

 

(Note: upload size limit is set to 16384 kB, after insertion of the required escape characters.)

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file #11327:  tar-mangling.patch added by keescook (2KiB - text/x-patch - disable GNUTYPE_NAMES by default, add --allow-name-mangling)

 

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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2006-12-09 gray StatusNone => Fixed
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    2006-11-26 zardoz Carbon-Copy- => Added zardoz
    2006-11-23 keescook Attached File- => Added tar-mangling.patch, #11327
    2006-11-23 keescook Attached File- => Added tar-mangle.patch, #11326

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