Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2008 17:53:16 +0200 From: Robert Buchholz <rbu@...too.org> To: vendor-sec@....de, veillard@...hat.com Cc: gnome@...too.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: libxml2 denial of service flaw (CVE-2008-3281) On Wednesday 20 August 2008, Daniel Veillard wrote: > On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 12:42:29PM -0400, Josh Bressers wrote: > > Yes, this can be considered public. An announcement should be > > appearing on the xml list shortly: > > > > http://mail.gnome.org/archives/xml/ > > It's out: > > http://mail.gnome.org/archives/xml/2008-August/msg00034.html > > thanks everybody ! Our gnome maintainers pointed out that the patch (which was also pushed upstream) breaks GDM in GNOME 2.22, as can be seen in Gentoo and Mandriva: https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=235529 https://qa.mandriva.com/show_bug.cgi?id=43094 upstream bug: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=549087 Those who did not push updates yet might want to delay this, we have been reverting the patch for now. I am CC'ing oss-security, please send follow-ups to that list. Robert Download attachment "signature.asc " of type "application/pgp-signature" (836 bytes)
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