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Re: [PATCH] CVE-2014-8121: Fix nss_files file management [BZ#18007]


Florian Weimer <fweimer@redhat.com> writes:

> Robin Hack discovered that Samba would enter an infinite loop when
> processing quota-related requests.  It turns out this is a bug in the
> nss_files database.  Performing a lookup in the middle of an iteration
> (say, getwuid between getpwent) effectively resets the file pointer, so
> that the iteration starts again from the beginning.
>
> Tested on x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu.  Okay to commit?

That doesn't fix the bug.  It still fails with a nis config.

Andreas.

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