Date: Sun, 15 Jan 2012 12:49:57 -0700 From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <huzaifas@...hat.com>, Agostino Sarubbo <ago@...too.org> Subject: Re: CVE request: Wireshark multiple vulnerabilities On 01/12/2012 10:55 PM, Huzaifa Sidhpurwala wrote: > > There are 6 file format crashes here. In the interest of vendors, > which dont always rebase to the newer version, would it be convenient > to split these into 6 CVEs? > > I doubt some older versions are affected by only some crashers. > > I agree in principle, however in practice this is a lot of work (as you well know =). I guess my question/concern would be is who does the research to verify all this, and what if it varies by version (i.e. it is 6 separate issues in an older version but the newer version combined some code into a common library for example so it's only a single issue, but with multiple avenues of attack/etc.). In other words a lot of potential work. -- -- Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team
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