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Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 16:59:39 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: David King <>, Mark McLoughlin <>,
        David Woodhouse <>,
        "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request / Discussion -- vino -- reports the
 desktop being reachable only over the local network, when reachable from

----- Original Message -----
> Hello Josh, Steve, David, vendors,
> this is due the following vino deficiency:
> [1]
> [2]
> As noted in [1] Vino may incorrectly report, that relevant user
> desktop
> is reachable only over local network, when in fact it's reachable from
> everywhere.
> As this is issue slightly on the border, not sure it should receive a
> CVE identifier,
> so Cc-ed David Woodhouse to elaborate more on issue impact if
> necessary.
> Under my opinion, the trust boundary is crossed (it is wrongly
> reported to the the user, they
> have a secure setup, when they do not have it and otherwise would
> perform steps to correct the
> settings). But left the final decision for further discussion.
> What are the thoughts of the others? Should this one get a CVE
> identifier or not?
> Upstream bug report:
> [3]
> Ubuntu bug report (IPv6 specific):
> [4]
> To David King -- David, what are the upstream plans for this issue? Is
> there by any
> chance upstream patch for the bug [3] yet?

This strikes me as it should get two CVE ids (if someone more familiar
could chime in, I would appreciate it).

This looks like one id for vino improperly claiming that machine is only
accessible via the local network.

Another for it using uPnP to open up a router without proper warning.



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