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Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:29:59 +0200
From: Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: cve-assign@...re.org
Subject: Re: Re: Problems in automatic crash analysis frameworks

On 04/14/2015 05:55 PM, cve-assign@...re.org wrote:
> This is mostly a question for the persons who assigned CVE-2015-1318
> and CVE-2015-1862. Should these CVE assignments be interpreted to
> mean:
> 
>   CVE-2015-1318 - in Apport, an unprivileged user can use a
>                   namespace-based attack because there is an execve by
>                   root after a chroot into a user-specified directory
> 
>   CVE-2015-1862 - in ABRT, an unprivileged user can use a
>                   namespace-based attack because there is an execve by
>                   root after a chroot into a user-specified directory
> 
> with "Furthermore, Abrt suffers from numerous race conditions and
> symlink problems" not yet mapped to any CVE IDs?

Yes, that's how most of us assumed how the assignments were made, but
there is quite a bit of confusion about CVE-2015-1862 because Tavis and
others associated it with the raceabrt.c exploit.

-- 
Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security

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