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Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2010 13:44:42 -0600
From: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: utf-8 security issue in php

* [2010-11-02 20:08:58 +0100] Pierre Joye wrote:

>On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 6:10 PM, Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com> wrote:
>> * [2010-11-02 16:35:25 +0100] Pierre Joye wrote:
>>
>>> On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 3:24 PM, Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> As best as I can tell, this only needs one ID. Please use CVE-2010-3870.
>>>
>>> Thanks, I updated the bug report and the NEWS file.
>>>
>>> Please note that only 5.3 and later contains this fix. 5.3.4 will have the
>>> fix.
>>
>> Are you saying that 5.3 and later _need_ this fix?  I.e. that this
>> doesn't affect earlier versions?  Can you clarify?  Thanks.
>
>This comment was not very clear, sorry.
>
>I'm saying that 5.3 and later have been changed to fix this problem. I
>have no idea if 5.2 requires a fix and won't investigate either (sadly
>no time). It was more for the CVE description, to be sure that the
>mention of 5.3+ will be present.

Ah, ok.  Fair enough.  Thanks for the clarification.

-- 
Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team 

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