[Pkg-sysvinit-devel] Bug#368793: sysvinit: Overflow caused by strcpy()

Paul Seelig pseelig at debian.org
Wed May 24 22:20:13 UTC 2006

Package: sysvinit
Version: 2.86.ds1-14.1
Severity: important

This what i get when i execute the last command:

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[pseelig]~ > last
Libsafe version 2.0.16
Detected an attempt to write across stack boundary.
Terminating /usr/bin/last.
    uid=1000  euid=1000  pid=21707
Call stack:
    0xa7ef341c  /lib/libsafe.so.2.0.16
    0xa7ef3510  /lib/libsafe.so.2.0.16
    0x8049613   /usr/bin/last
    0xa7f056c3  /lib/ld-2.3.6.so
    0xa7f0546b  /lib/ld-2.3.6.so
    0xa7db9eab  /lib/tls/libc-2.3.6.so
Overflow caused by strcpy()
Sent email to root
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                         Thanks, P. *8^)

-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (990, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell:  /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.16
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=de_DE (charmap=ISO-8859-1)

Versions of packages sysvinit depends on:
ii  initscripts                2.86.ds1-14.1 Scripts for initializing and shutt
ii  libc6                      2.3.6-9       GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libselinux1                1.30-1        SELinux shared libraries
ii  libsepol1                  1.12-1        Security Enhanced Linux policy lib
ii  sysv-rc                    2.86.ds1-14.1 System-V-like runlevel change mech

sysvinit recommends no packages.

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