Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2011 11:34:45 +0530 From: Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <huzaifas@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: Ludwig Nussel <ludwig.nussel@...e.de>, Marcus Rueckert <mrueckert@...e.de>, security@...y-lang.org, Urabe Shyouhei <shyouhei@...y-lang.org>, Joshua Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> Subject: Re: CVE Request: ruby PRNG fixes On 07/11/2011 02:07 PM, Ludwig Nussel wrote: > http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2011/07/02/ruby-1-8-7-p352-released/ > http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/4579 > http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=revision&revision=31713 > http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=revision&revision=32050 Looking at the above patches, there seems to be two issues here, perhaps it needs two CVE ids to be assigned? 1. http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=revision&revision=31713 This one pertains to rand returning same values in forked processes. http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/show/4338 This is a regression, as it was fixed in 1.8.6-p114, but re-appeared in 1.8.6-p399. 2. http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=revision&revision=32050 This is an issue in the securerandom.rb module. http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/4579 Josh, Can we please assign CVE-2011-2686 to one of the issues and have another CVE id to the other issue? Thanks. -- Huzaifa Sidhpurwala / Red Hat Security Response Team
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