Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2011 12:38:28 -0700 From: Mark Doliner <mark@...gant.net> To: Moritz Mühlenhoff <jmm@...til.org> Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE request: Pidgin crash 2011/8/22 Moritz Mühlenhoff <jmm@...til.org>: > On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 02:55:34AM -0400, Huzaifa Sidhpurwala wrote: >> Hi Mark, >> >> >Hi! Would it be possible to issue a CVE for a new crash in Pidgin? >> >> >http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=53 >> >> Please use CVE-2011-2942 for this issue. >> >> Also looking at http://pidgin.im/news/security it seems two other security issues were also >> fixed in 2.10.0, do you want CVEs to be assigned for them as well? > > Please do. Since they're published in the form of upstream advisories > we'd like to properly track them in the Debian Security Tracker. That's fine by me. As an upstream developer I don't feel like I have a strong incentive to obtain a CVE. But if it's helpful to packagers, than sure. The two issues in question are discussed here: http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=54 http://pidgin.im/news/security/?id=55 The second one only affects Pidgin on Microsoft Windows. --Mark
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