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Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2011 14:16:28 -0400
From: Michael Gilbert <>
Subject: Re: cve id request: insecure xauth cookie handling
 in fglrx (ati catalyst) driver

Mike O'Connor wrote:
> It looks like you've seen the same kind of thing before:

Yes, those are CVE-2009-1573 and CVE-2009-1756.

> This may be worth a mention in the xauth man page.

I think the vast majority aren't going to pay attention to
seemingly pedantic man page warnings, but then again it may
be worth it to help the few that do.


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