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CVE-2009-0537

Published: 9 March 2009

Integer overflow in the fts_build function in fts.c in libc in (1) OpenBSD 4.4 and earlier and (2) Microsoft Interix 6.0 build 10.0.6030.0 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a deep directory tree, related to the fts_level structure member, as demonstrated by (a) du, (b) rm, (c) chmod, and (d) chgrp on OpenBSD; and (e) SearchIndexer.exe on Vista Enterprise.

Notes

AuthorNote
jdstrand
per kees, Ubuntu is not affected

Priority

Low

Status

Package Release Status
glibc
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Not vulnerable

gutsy Not vulnerable

hardy Not vulnerable

intrepid Not vulnerable

upstream Needs triage