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Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2011 15:42:51 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com>
To: Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <huzaifas@...hat.com>
Cc: Ludwig Nussel <ludwig.nussel@...e.de>, Marcus Rueckert <mrueckert@...e.de>,
        security@...y-lang.org, Urabe Shyouhei <shyouhei@...y-lang.org>,
        oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, coley <coley@...re.org>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: ruby PRNG fixes

Sorry for the confusion.

----- Original Message -----
> On 07/11/2011 02:07 PM, Ludwig Nussel wrote:
> 
> > http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2011/07/02/ruby-1-8-7-p352-released/
> > http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/4579
> > http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=revision&revision=31713
> > http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=revision&revision=32050
> 
> Looking at the above patches, there seems to be two issues here,
> perhaps
> it needs two CVE ids to be assigned?
> 
> 1. http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=revision&revision=31713
> 
> This one pertains to rand returning same values in forked processes.
> http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/show/4338
> This is a regression, as it was fixed in 1.8.6-p114, but re-appeared in
> 1.8.6-p399.

Let's use CVE-2011-2686 for this one.

> 
> 2. http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=revision&revision=32050
> 
> This is an issue in the securerandom.rb module.
> http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/4579
> 

Use CVE-2011-2705 for this.

Thanks.

-- 
    JB

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