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BUG #1189: unbounded string copy in postmaster

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Subject: BUG #1189: unbounded string copy in postmaster
Date: 2004-07-07 17:15:23
Message-ID: 20040707171523.9D8B5CF4D25@www.postgresql.com (view raw or flat)
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The following bug has been logged online:

Bug reference:      1189
Logged by:          George Gal

Email address:      ggal(at)vsecurity(dot)com

PostgreSQL version: 7.4

Operating system:   FreeBSD 5.2 (Current)

Description:        unbounded string copy in postmaster 

Details: 

Looks like the -o command line option doesn't perform any bounds checking on 
the option before copying to the ExtraOptions[1024] char array. [line 529 of 
postmaster.c]  


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