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Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2015 18:55:01 +0100
From: Jonathan Wakely <>
To: Florian Weimer <>
Cc: "libstdc++" <>,
Subject: Re: Alleged libstdc++ vulnerabilities

On 14 August 2015 at 18:49, Florian Weimer wrote:
> Does anybody know what this is about and can point to the relevant PRs?
> “discovered serious security bugs in […] libstdc++”
> <>
> The USENIX paper
> <>
> does not back up this claim.

The paper abstract says "discovered 11 previously unknown security vulnera-
bilities: nine in GNU libstdc++ and two in Firefox, all of which have
been confirmed and subsequently fixed by vendors. "

I guess they are referring to

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