Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2010 15:30:30 -0600 From: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: Qt SSL endless loop * [2010-08-20 16:56:02 -0400] Steven M. Christey wrote: >Just to close this up. I have actually preserved CVE-2010-2621 and >have marked CVE-2010-2533 as a duplicate, which is contrary to what >Vincent said. Bah, just re-read the below thing and you're entirely right, and this was what I meant (looking at our bug, we never used 2533, and left 2621 as it was). My intention was to note the newly _assigned_ one as a dupe and I was apparently concentrating on the larger number when I wrote the response. Sorry about that, that probably created a healthy dose of confusion. >MITRE is ultimately the authority on which CVE should be rejected >when duplicates arise. See >http://cve.mitre.org/cve/editorial_policies/duplicates.html for the >criteria that I generally follow (every once in a while, a behemoth >"authoritative source" wins, though generally there is an expectation >that their ID will become more ubiquitous in the future anyway.) No problem at all. Thanks for the clarification here Steve. >On Mon, 19 Jul 2010, Vincent Danen wrote: > >>* [2010-07-19 10:49:36 +0200] Ludwig Nussel wrote: >> >>>Vincent Danen wrote: >>>>* [2010-07-16 11:19:09 -0400] Josh Bressers wrote: >>>> >>>>>Please use CVE-2010-2533 >>>> >>>>Wasn't this already assigned CVE-2010-2621? >>>> >>>>http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2010-2621 >>>> >>>>It links to the same advisory (qtsslame-adv.txt) and that only seems to >>>>be reporting one single problem. >>> >>>Oops, indeed. We've overlooked that assignment. Sorry for the confusion :-/ >> >>No problem. We need to discard the new one then (discard CVE-2010-2621 >>as a dupe of CVE-2010-2533). -- Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team
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