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Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 15:54:38 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: David Malcolm <dmalcolm@...hat.com>,
        "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- Python -- accept() implementation
 in async core is broken => more subcases

Any update on this Steve?

Thanks.

-- 
    JB


----- "Josh Bressers" <bressers@...hat.com> wrote:

> Steve,
> 
> I'm going to leave this one up to you. While it's really a python bug,
> I
> suspect several affected projects will end up patching themselves (I'm
> not
> sure how MITRE hadnles this situation).
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> -- 
>     JB
> 
> 
> ----- "Jan Lieskovsky" <jlieskov@...hat.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hello Steve, vendors,
> > 
> >    Giampaolo Rodola reported a deficiency in the implementation of
> > Python's accept() routine:
> >    [1] http://bugs.python.org/issue6706
> > 
> >    The following seems to be all symptoms for the same issue:
> >    A, SMTP (smtpd.py):
> >       [2] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=632200
> >       [3] http://bugs.python.org/issue9129
> > 
> >    B, pyftpdlib:
> >       [4] http://code.google.com/p/pyftpdlib/issues/detail?id=104
> > 
> >    C, ZODB:
> >       [5] https://bugs.launchpad.net/zodb/+bug/135108
> > 
> >    D, more?
> > 
> > Not sure, how to proceed in this case:
> > i,  if assign only one CVE id for [1] or,
> > ii, assign also separate CVE ids for the child symptoms? ([2], [3],
> > [4])
> > 
> > Cc-ed David Malcom on this post, to shed more light how to handle
> this
> > case.
> > 
> > Once the way, how to further proceed with this, specified. Steve
> could
> > you allocate CVE id (ids)?
> > 
> > Thanks && Regards, Jan.
> > --
> > Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team

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