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Re: CVE Request -- MapServer -- Stack based buffer overflow [was: Re: [oss-security] Re: CVE Request -- MapServer -- SQL injections in OGC filter encoding and in WMS time support.]
From: Alan Boudreault <aboudreault () mapgears com>
Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2011 10:23:05 -0400

Looks like the issue is already on oss-security? Who created it ?


On July 19, 2011 12:28:53 pm Jan Lieskovsky wrote:
Alan, Even, thanks for your replies.

Just to clarify this one a bit yet. Two CVE identifiers (one for the
multiple SQL injection flaws, the other for the stack based buffer
overflow issue) seem to be necessary in this case (due different
versions affected):

[1] http://lists.osgeo.org/pipermail/mapserver-users/2011-July/069430.html

Thank you && Regards, Jan.
Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team

On 07/19/2011 05:32 PM, Alan Boudreault wrote:
I got new from the debian security guy yesterday. I should get the CVE id


On July 19, 2011 11:28:29 am Even Rouault wrote:
Selon Jan Lieskovsky<jlieskov () redhat com>:


I believe Alan Boudreault (MapServer team member that I've added to the
CC list) has already asked the Debian security team to request for a
CVE number, but without any result for now. Maybe he can confirm.

Best regards,


Hello Josh, Steve, vendors,

    the following has been brought to our attention:
    [1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=722545
    [2] http://trac.osgeo.org/mapserver/ticket/3903

More from [2]:

This ticket is to track fixes to prevent SQL injections through OGC
filter encoding (in WMS, WFS and SOS), as well as a potential SQL
injection in WMS time support.

Your system may be vulnerable if it has MapServer with OGC protocols
enabled, with layers connecting to an SQL RDBMS backend, either
natively or via OGR.

All versions of MapServer 4.x, 5.x and 6.x are potentially vulnerable.
All users are ** strongly encouraged ** to upgrade to one of the latest
releases with the fixes.

Could you allocate a CVE id for this?

Thank you&&  Regards, Jan.
Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team

Alan Boudreault

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