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Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2014 23:37:12 +0530
From: Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <>
Subject: Re: Fwd: Non-upstream patches for bash

On 09/25/2014 11:26 PM, Solar Designer wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 11:19:24PM +0530, Huzaifa Sidhpurwala wrote:
>> Based on the current situation and the fact that there is confusion
>> about what patch to use for the bash issue. I wanted to post this here.
> Thanks!
>> From: Florian Weimer <>
> [...]
>> Internal analysis revealed two out-of-bounds array accesses in the bash
>> parser.  This was also independently and privately reported by Todd
>> Sabin <>.
> Have these been reported upstream?
Nope, but i just cced Chet on it now :)

> What's the oldest version of bash affected by them?
> Your reproducers didn't trigger any obvious misbehavior here with 3.1.8
> with lots of unrelated patches.  Of course, this does not mean much, but
> maybe these issues are in fact 3.2+?
Yes 3.2+, i have not checked older versions though.

> Alexander

Huzaifa Sidhpurwala / Red Hat Product Security Team

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