[arch-dev-public] [signoff] gzip-1.4-1
Ronald van Haren
pressh at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 07:22:55 EST 2010
On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 12:35 PM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Upstream update. Fixes a CVE:
> gzip -d could segfault and/or clobber the stack, possibly leading to
> arbitrary code execution. This affects x86_64 but not 32-bit systems.
> This fixes CVE-2010-0001.
> For more details, see http://bugzilla.redhat.com/554418
> gzip -d would fail with a CRC error for some valid inputs.
> So far, the only valid input known to exhibit this failure was
> compressed "from FAT filesystem (MS-DOS, OS/2, NT)". In addition,
> to trigger the failure, your memcpy implementation must copy in
> the "reverse" order.
> Signoff both,
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