[arch-dev-public] [signoff] gzip-1.4-1
snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Sat Jan 23 13:06:09 EST 2010
On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 7:22 AM, Ronald van Haren <pressh at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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,
> signoff x86_64
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