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Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 23:08:44 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: oping allows the disclosure of 
 arbitrary file contents

On Fri, 16 Oct 2009, Josh Bressers wrote:

> ----- "Julien Tinnes" <> 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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