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Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2010 14:39:14 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: Hanno Böck <hanno@...eck.de>
Subject: Re: CVE request: epiphany not checking ssl certs


----- "Tomas Hoger" <thoger@...hat.com> wrote:

> On Fri, 17 Sep 2010 14:19:03 +0200 Hanno Böck wrote:
> 
> > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=564690
> > http://blog.fefe.de/?ts=b26ca29d
> > 
> > Did this get a CVE yet?
> 
> Any specific reason to only give CVE to epiphany if you want to start
> giving CVEs for this kind of flaw?  IIRC, not long ago, no
> WebKitGtk-based browser I tried verified server SSL certificates and all
> connected without any complaint or indication that SSL certificate was
> not verified.  None seemed to offer any configuration option to enable
> certificate checking.  I guess there may be / was some limitations on
> WebKitGtk side that can explain this.
> 
> I noticed midori now uses different address bar background color, which
> seem to be similar to the epiphany fix described in the Debian bug.
> 
> Oh, now I see you're probably asking for CVE for post-deb#564690
> behavior, not pre-deb#564690, right?
> 

I'm not following this. What exactly is getting a CVE id here?

Thanks.

-- 
    JB

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