Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 16:59:39 -0400 (EDT) From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: David King <amigadave@...gadave.com>, Mark McLoughlin <mark@...net.ie>, David Woodhouse <dwmw2@...radead.org>, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE Request / Discussion -- vino -- reports the desktop being reachable only over the local network, when reachable from everywhere ----- Original Message ----- > Hello Josh, Steve, David, vendors, > > this is due the following vino deficiency: >  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=553477#c0 >  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=678846 > > As noted in  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: >  https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=596190 > > Ubuntu bug report (IPv6 specific): >  https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/vino/+bug/344489 > > To David King -- David, what are the upstream plans for this issue? Is > there by any > chance upstream patch for the bug  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. Thanks. -- JB
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