Date: Thu, 31 Dec 2015 13:54:55 +0000 From: Jeremy Stanley <jeremy@...nstack.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: CVE Request: Squashfs 4.2 Race Condition On 2015-12-31 06:29:55 +0900 (+0900), Jihyeok Seo wrote: [...] > However, firmware upgrade procedures (remote or local) which uses > unsquashfs, on devices such as network routers, could be crashed > with an untrusted Squashfs filesystem image and lead to denial of > service. To reasonably consider that an exploit, you first have to ask whether there are easier ways for an untrusted firmware upgrade image to crash devices such as network routers. It seems like if you are willing to load an untrusted firmware onto your router, having a patched Squashfs is the least of your worries? -- Jeremy Stanley
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