Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 12:18:21 +0100 From: Oden Eriksson <oeriksson@...driva.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: ghostscript CVE for multiple NULL dereferences in JBIG2 decoder onsdagen den 28 oktober 2009 13.58.56 skrev Mark J Cox: > > The same PoC crashes xpdf. I'm not aware of any CVE id being assigned for > > this issue other than the one for Adobe Reader. > > So I've deliberately not allocated one because we generally do not > consider a crash of a user application like a PDF reader to be a security > issue. However CVE does have a few cases where CVE names were allocated > for such cases, so if any vendor here is going to treat this as a security > issue let me know and I'll allocate a name for tracking purposes. > > Thanks, Mark > I was actually planning to but as currently done in cooker where jbig2dec is broken out in a new jbig2dec-0.10 package (with the patch applied). This makes it easier for future borkiness. This was also done with jasper earlier for the same reason. -- Regards // Oden Eriksson
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