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Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2009 16:24:50 +0200
From: Tomas Hoger <>
Cc:, "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: Re: "umbrella" CVE names (was: CVE request:
 fetchmail <= 6.3.10 SSL certificate NUL prefix verification bypass)

On Fri, 21 Aug 2009 09:28:08 +0200 "Matthias Andree"
<> wrote:

> Mandriva Security (I think it was them - if I recall correctly) wrote
> in their fetchmail security advisory something along the lines of  
> "CVE-2009-2666, [...] related to CVE-2009-2408"

That's likely.  It seems CVE descriptions for this kind of issues all
end with "a related issue to CVE-2009-2408." (thanks, Steven!) and
Mandriva often uses CVE description with little modifications.

Tomas Hoger / Red Hat Security Response Team

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