Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 23:08:44 -0400 (EDT) From: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE request: oping allows the disclosure of arbitrary file contents On Fri, 16 Oct 2009, Josh Bressers wrote: > ----- "Julien Tinnes" <julien.tinnes@...il.com> wrote: > > I took a look in the oping source. Without another security flaw, this > is just a bug, oping doesn't do anything while still root that could be > an issue. I agree that it should be fixed, it is a serious bug, but an > attacker cannot do anything nefarious with this flaw. I agree with Josh, this would argue for *not* assigning a CVE, even though it's a serious bug. - Steve
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