Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2011 15:59:30 +0100 From: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>, John Bailey <rekkanoryo@...kanoryo.org> Subject: Re: CVE UnRequest (minor) -- Pidgin / libpurple -- Cipher API information disclosure Hello vendors, Jan Lieskovsky wrote: > > Hello Josh, Steve, vendors, > > the following: >  http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=50 > > Upstream patch: >  > http://developer.pidgin.im/viewmtn/revision/info/16f4c309528b82961b169edb8b74b9061db6c471 > > > Doesn't seem to have a CVE identifier yet. > > Could you allocate one? John clarified in a reply to my post: > Jan, > > FYI, we didn't request one because we believed it did not meet the guidelines > for assignment of a CVE identifier. It's a local-only information disclosure > and can't be remotely exploited. > > John So ignore my earlier post / request. Thanks && Regards, Jan. -- Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team
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