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Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 11:43:26 +0000 (GMT)
From: Mark J Cox <mjc@...hat.com>
To: oss-security <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com>
cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>,
        Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com>, Joe Orton <jorton@...hat.com>,
        Ondrej Vasik <ovasik@...hat.com>, Roman Rakus <rrakus@...hat.com>,
        CERT-FI Vulnerability Co-ordination <vulncoord@...ora.fi>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- expat [was: Re: Regarding expat
 bug 1990430]

>> Based on the above -^ I would vote for separate CVE identifier for expat
>> flaw
>> (and its embedded copies in dozen of packages):
>>
>> https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=280615#c8
>> https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=280615#c10
>
> As far as we understand, the expat flaw in question is in no way related
> to CVE-2009-2625, or other recent XML parser flaws. Therefore our take
> is that it should have a distinct CVE entry.

So use CVE-2009-3720 for this

Mark

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