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Date: Thu, 06 Mar 2014 06:52:03 +0100
From: Remi Collet <>
Subject: Re: Re: CVE Request: file: crashes when checking softmagic
 for some corrupt PE executables

Le 05/03/2014 19:29, mancha a écrit :

> The initial fix for this problem [1] had an off-by-one flaw
> that has since been corrected [2].
> I am unsure of the policy regarding the issuance of new CVE 
> identifiers associated with incomplete/flawed fixes associated
> with previously allocated CVEs. But, in this particular case
> file 5.17 shipped with [1] and not [2].

[1] fix a security risk.

[2] don't fix any security risk. It's only a regression noticed when
analysis some files (used in PHP test suite, p.e.). I don't think this
need a new CVE.

> --mancha
> [1]
> [2]

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