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Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2011 11:50:26 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <>
CC: Matthias Weckbecker <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: glibc: timezone integer overflow

On 12/05/2011 03:14 AM, Matthias Weckbecker wrote:
> Hi,
> looks like this has never got a CVE so far or at least I couldn't find one,
> Could there possibly be a CVE assigned, please? Thanks in advance.
> Matthias
Ok it appears although this is difficult to exploit, it can be triggered
potentially allowing a security boundary to be crossed in some
situations. Please use CVE-2009-5029 for this glibc timezone integer
overflow issue.


-Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team

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