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Date: Thu,  6 Nov 2014 20:00:33 -0500 (EST)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: oss@...ernot.info
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE-Request: dpkg handling of 'control' and warnings format string vulnerability

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> A format string vulnerability vuln has been found in the latest version
> of dpkg.
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dpkg/+bug/1389135

>> package 'backup:01f15700.00431828.00000001.00000001.0000001a':
>>  '%08x.%08x.%08x.%08x.%08x

> The vulnerable function, warningv([..]), is called in many other places,
> and is not limited to '-i'.

Use CVE-2014-8625. We're aware of "does not show evidence of allowing
attackers to cross privilege boundaries" in
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dpkg/+bug/1389135/comments/2 --
we'll certainly look for any discussion on this list that disputes the
CVE.

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CVE assignment team, MITRE CVE Numbering Authority
M/S M300
202 Burlington Road, Bedford, MA 01730 USA
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