Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2009 14:53:15 -0500 (EST) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: mjc@...hat.com, coley <coley@...re.org> Subject: Re: CVE request for oCERT advisory 2009-013 (yTNEF/Evolution TNEF) ----- "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> wrote: > On Wed, 28 Oct 2009, Mark J Cox wrote: > > > > > I checked and oCERT don't have a name, so use CVE-2009-3721 for this. > > This advisory covers both buffer overflows and path traversal in the same > data field. While these may stem from "input validation" (as many issues > do), we would typically assign two separate CVE names, since the fix for a > buffer overflow would not necessarily fix the path traversal (or vice > versa). > > Unless there's some deeper reason for using a single CVE, I think we should > assign separate CVEs here. If you agree Mark, we can use CVE-2009-3721 for > the overflow, and you could assign a new CVE for the traversal. > Let's use CVE-2009-3887 for the traversal then. Thanks. -- JB
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