Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2008 17:39:43 +0200 From: Nico Golde <oss-security+ml@...lde.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: data-destroiny malfunction: is that a "security" issue Hi Hanno, * Hanno Böck <hanno@...eck.de> [2008-10-06 17:23]: > Today some question arised in my mind. > > Preface: I found a bug in obexftp. It has some option -G, which will download > a file and afterwards delete it. The problem is, it'll do the second step > even if the first failed. So if you have some connection problem on step 1, > your file will be gone. > > In my case, as it's the internal memory of a mobile phone, it's probably > pretty much impossible to restore without some professional data rescue lab. > > > Now, my question: Is this a security issue? Does it deserve a CVE? [...] As this is nothing that can be triggered by an attacker I think it's rather a normal application bug or if not a bug behaviour that should be documented. Cheers Nico -- Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de - nion@...ber.ccc.de - GPG: 0x73647CFF For security reasons, all text in this mail is double-rot13 encrypted. Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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