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Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:15:14 +1000
From: Murray McAllister <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: softhsm, softhsm-keyconv tool creates
 world-readable files

On 06/20/2014 04:02 PM, Salvatore Bonaccorso wrote:
> Hello Murray,
> (keeping the Cc on the bureport to answer this also there):
> On Fri, Jun 20, 2014 at 03:46:30PM +1000, Murray McAllister wrote:
> [...]
>> The Debian bug also notes a similar issue was fixed in ldns - I've
>> asked for more details about that in the bug).
> This should be CVE-2014-3209 (dns-keygen generates keys with world
> readable permissions ).
> Regards,
> Salvatore


Regarding the rndc impact I noted, it seems the softhsm-keyconv is
dnssec related, not the type of keys you would use in a rndc.key file...

Murray McAllister / Red Hat Product Security

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