Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 08:22:46 -0700 From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com>, "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org>, Leo Iannacone <l3on@...ntu.com>, Colin Watson <cjwatson@...ian.org> Subject: Re: CVE Request -- ClearSilver (neo_cgi) -- Format string flaw by processing CGI error messages in Python module On 11/27/2011 10:21 AM, Jan Lieskovsky wrote: > Hello Kurt, Steve, vendors, > > a format string flaw was found in the Python CGI Kit (neo_cgi) > module of ClearSilver, a language-neutral HTML templating system, > processed certain input, leading to Common Gateway Interface (CGI) > script errors. A remote attacker could provide a specially-crafted > input, which once processed by an application, using the Python > language API of ClearSilver neo_cgi module, could lead to that > particular application crash, or, potentially arbitrary code > execution with the privileges of the user running the application. > > References: >  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=649322 >  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=757542 > > Patch, proposed by the issue reporter to the Debian Bug Tracking System: >  > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?msg=5;filename=fix-cgi-error-format-security.patch;att=1;bug=649322 > > Could you allocate a CVE id for this issue? > > Thank you && Regards, Jan. > -- > Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team Please use CVE-2011-4357 for this issue. -- -Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team
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