Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2008 09:51:35 +0000 From: Andrea Barisani <lcars@...rt.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: 498243@...s.debian.org, xine-user@...ts.sourceforge.net, redpig@...rt.org Subject: Re: xine-lib and ocert-2008-008 On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 07:46:19PM -0500, Steven M. Christey wrote: > > On Sat, 22 Nov 2008, Thomas Viehmann wrote: > > > I am not quite sure whether I can agree with Will Drewry's analysis > > accompanying ocert advisory 2008-008. Looking at item 1A, which Will > > says is fixed in 1.1.5, attached .mov seems to fit the case description > > and will still corrupt the memory when viewed e.g. in gxine. > > This has finally prompted me to process CVE's for the issues originally > disclosed by Will back in August. Our analysts didn't have a very > pleasant time with the volume and complexity, I'm sure. Sorry it took so > long. > Steve, thanks for this assignment, I updated our advisory with the references. We'll try to take a look at the new test case sometimes next week. Cheers > CVE-2008-5234 includes two separate bugs, one of which is the item 1A you > mention (parse_moov_atom in demux_qt.c). If CVE-2008-5234 actually wasn't > fixed in 1.1.15, we might need a new CVE to handle the variant. > > There are also some cases where an xine bug announcement includes some > bugs that weren't covered by Will's analysis; those won't have an OCERT > reference. > > CVE-2008-5236 and CVE-2008-5237, and possibly others, don't have a > "CONFIRM" reference in them - which implies that, based on CVE analysis, > the upstream vendor didn't provide enough clear evidence of a fix. > > My brain is too fried to process the followup comment that listed > individual patches. > > - Steve > -- Andrea Barisani | Founder & Project Coordinator oCERT | Open Source Computer Emergency Response Team <lcars@...rt.org> http://www.ocert.org 0x864C9B9E 0A76 074A 02CD E989 CE7F AC3F DA47 578E 864C 9B9E "Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitate"
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