Date: Mon, 3 May 2010 20:49:00 +0300 From: Henri Salo <henri@...v.fi> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: bressers@...hat.com, dan j rosenberg <dan.j.rosenberg@...il.com>, coley <coley@...re.org> Subject: Re: CVE request: lxr On Mon, 3 May 2010 13:34:05 -0400 (EDT) Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> wrote: > ----- "Henri Salo" <henri@...v.fi> wrote: > > > On Mon, 3 May 2010 09:31:16 -0400 > > Dan Rosenberg <dan.j.rosenberg@...il.com> wrote: > > > > > I discovered and reported this bug at the same time as two other > > > XSS issues, including the one covered by CVE-2009-4497. While > > > the commit may be a few days apart for some of these, I think > > > they can safely fall under the same CVE, unless it's standard > > > practice to assign CVEs for each of several related minor issues. > > > > Several XSS-vulnerabilities can have one CVE at least when those > > vulnerabilities are fixed at the same time. > > > > In this instance, I would assign it a new ID, as the old one already > exists and doesn't note both XSS fixes (it is possible someone fixed > just the one XSS and not both in an update). > > I've CC'd Steve Christey, for a second opinion. > > Thanks My sentence was for normal cases. I have seen several reports with multiple XSS-vulnerabilities. This usually is the case when someone audits web-applications. If the issue already has CVE-identifier already we should definately assign new CVE for clarity. --- Henri Salo
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