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Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2011 15:59:30 +0100
From: Jan Lieskovsky <>
CC: "Steven M. Christey" <>,
        John Bailey <>
Subject: Re: CVE UnRequest (minor) -- Pidgin / libpurple --
 Cipher API information disclosure

Hello vendors,

Jan Lieskovsky wrote:
> Hello Josh, Steve, vendors,
>   the following:
>   [1]
>   Upstream patch:
>   [2] 
> 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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