Security update for gdm2
(Last modified: 18AUG2003)
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The next problem is caused by a missing "continue" statement in a loop, which leads to a structure being used right after being freed from memory. This situation can happen if the chosen host is not responding while the client keeps trying new indirect queries. This patch adds the missing "continue" statement.
Another problem was caused by not checking the length of the authorization data string first, before checking it with strncmp. If the data is less then 18 bytes long then the daemon may wander off the end of the string a few bytes in the strncmp perhaps causing a SEGV. This patch adds a check for the length of the string before checking it with strncmp.
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