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Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2012 12:31:08 -0500 (EST)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...-smtp.mitre.org>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
cc: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...-smtp.mitre.org>,
        Agostino Sarubbo <ago@...too.org>
Subject: Re: CVE request: Wireshark multiple vulnerabilities


On Wed, 11 Jan 2012, Kurt Seifried wrote:

> On 01/11/2012 07:20 PM, Steven M. Christey wrote:
>>
>> In this case, if a network monitor can be crashed, an attacker might
>> be able to launch an attack undetected.  As such, NULL pointer
>> dereferences and other crashers in security-relevant products often
>> count for CVEs, so Kurt, please assign one for this.
>>
> From what I read the first #1 and #2 (secunia) map to wireshark
> wnpa-sec-2012-02.html and wnpa-sec-2012-03.html respectively, so they
> should be all good? Or did I misread it (this is entirely possible =).

No, my fault, sorry about that - I misread it.  No new CVE needed.  Using 
Agostino's original request, Item 1 from SECUNIA:47494 is the same as 
Wireshark item 2 (wnpa-sec-2012-02.html) as listed later in Agostino's 
request, to which you had already assigned CVE-2012-0042.  I originally 
read this like there were separate requests, and I missed that there were 
overlapping references that talked about the same issue.

- Steve

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