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Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2011 17:10:22 -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]

The above bugs talk about two flaws. Based on discussions I'm giving them
both CVE ids.

Issue #1

Vino incorrectly tells users their desktop is only reachable over the local

Use CVE-2011-1164

Issue #2

Vino can open ports via uPnP without alerting the user.

Use CVE-2011-1165



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