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Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 10:39:01 +0200
From: Salvatore Bonaccorso <carnil@...ian.org>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: bperry.volatile@...il.com, cve-assign@...re.org
Subject: Re: Re: Handful of libass issues

Hi,

On Tue, Oct 04, 2016 at 10:23:22PM -0400, cve-assign@...re.org wrote:
> > The third is a huge memory allocation leading to a crash that wasn't
> > fixed because a good solution is unavailable at the moment.
> 
> Use CVE-2016-7971.

It looks from the discussion in
https://github.com/libass/libass/pull/240 that this issue is disputed
to be actually in libass.

Should the CVE assignment be revisited, possibly rejected, according
the upstream discussion?

Regards,
Salvatore

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