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Re: sprintf patches
From: H.Merijn Brand
December 10, 2005 10:07
Re: sprintf patches
Message ID: 20051210190716.1cf9b8e2@pc09
On Fri, 9 Dec 2005 20:06:56 +0000, Nicholas Clark <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 08, 2005 at 05:24:41PM +1100, Brendan O'Dea wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 09:32:37PM +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> > >OK. Attached are initial versions of just the sprintf patches. Given that
> > >Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni has uploaded the current (fixed) Sys::SysLog
> > >to CPAN, I'm not sure whether it's easier to recommend upgrading by
> > >installing that, rather than by issuing a patch.
> > >
> > >Note that I don't know the CAN number, so the patch doesn't have the
> > >correct text yet. Is there a CAN number?
> > This has been assigned CVE-2005-3962
> > (http://www.cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3962).
> > Note: use the "CVE" rather than "CAN" prefix
> > (http://www.cve.mitre.org/cve/renumber.html).
> OK. Edited. All apply cleanly, but so far the test machine has only
> completed the build for 5.8.7. (Working backwards).
> Currently I'm very limited in what architectures I have access to - it would
> be nice to have some feedback on whether they work perfectly on any OS other
> than x86 FreeBSD 5.4 before I upload them to CPAN. (Given that CPAN only
> gives me 1 shot at a name)
> In particular non gcc and non Unix would be interesting.
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