Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 15:52:28 +0200 From: Andrej Nemec <anemec@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE request: remote heap overflow in linux networking stack Hello Alexander, Jason, This is the issue that I referenced in . We have internally decided that it's worth to assign a CVE even though it's public and there is a risk of duplication because the issue looks serious. I sent a CVE update to Mitre, we'll see if they catch it and stop possible duplication assignment. All credits for this discovery go to Jason.  http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2017/q2/119 Best Regards, -- Andrej Nemec, Red Hat Product Security 3701 3214 E472 A9C3 EFBE 8A63 8904 44A1 D57B 6DDA On 04/24/2017 08:17 PM, Solar Designer wrote: > Hi Jason, > > On Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 08:00:10PM +0200, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote: >> Requesting a CVE for , a heap overflow I found in Linux. >>  https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/davem/net.git/commit/?id=4d6fa57b4dab0d77f4d8e9d9c73d1e63f6fe8fee > Thank you for bringing this in here. > > I've attached the above URL's content in text/plain form, as required by > oss-security content guidelines (actual content must be on the list, not > only included by reference). > > The bug is in drivers/net/macsec.c implementing IEEE 802.1AE (MACsec). > I hope it is rarely used and thus rarely exposed, and Linux kernel > support for it is rather new, right? > > oss-security is no longer a place to request CVE IDs. You may request a > CVE ID directly from MITRE: > > https://cveform.mitre.org > > Once you have the CVE ID, please post it to this same thread in here. > > (For non-public issues, it is also still possible to request CVE IDs > along with notification to the (linux-)distros lists, as long as the > primary purpose of giving advance notice to the distros is providing > them with actionable information. A few of the distros are CNAs, so > they'd assign CVE IDs from their pools.) > > Alexander Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (820 bytes)
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