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Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2014 12:48:44 +0300
From: "Dolev Farhi" <dolevf@...oo.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, "Kurt Seifried" <kseifried@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: CVE's for intersection vulnerabilities

On Sun, 20 Jul 2014 12:03:00 +0300, Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>  
wrote:

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> On 19/07/14 10:09 AM, Dolev Farhi wrote:
>> On Sat, 19 Jul 2014 14:32:50 +0300, intrigeri <intrigeri@...m.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> Kurt Seifried wrote (19 Jul 2014 00:33:38 GMT) :
>>>> So long story short: we have a program called sosreport that is
>>>> used to send system information back to Red Hat so we can help
>>>> customers troubleshoot their problems. It would appear we have
>>>> three main classes of (potential) security vulnerabilities:
>>>
>>> The severity of these potential vulnerabilities may partly depend
>>> on how well sosreport authenticates the server it sends
>>> information to.
>>>
>>> Cheers, -- intrigeri
>>
>>
>> Just wanna mention that sosreport is used by many companies other
>> than red hat (e.g. a company may ask for an sosreport from their
>> customers), i know that we use it to get environment data from
>> customers.
>
> Well... fiddlesticks.
>
> That is outside of my responsibility, and indeed outside of what I'm
> even aware of (if you use sosreport and do so in an insecure manner
> please report to oss-security for uhmm.. re-education? Heck of I know
> what to do/say.).
>
> - --
> Kurt Seifried -- Red Hat -- Product Security -- Cloud
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well, of course it is not in your responsibility.

but it is red hat responsibility to reduce the chances of it collecting  
key configuration files containing possible credentials, which is what  
they appear to do.



-- 

/df

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