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Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 23:11:00 +0100
From: Florian Weimer <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: surf

* Kurt Seifried:

> On 02/09/2012 05:24 PM, Florian Weimer wrote:
>> surf does not protect its cookie jar against access read access from
>> other local users, as reported by Jakub Wilk in this Debian bug:
>> <>
>> Could someone please assign a CVE for this?
> So for surf suckless ( please use CVE-2012-0842

Oops.  I mistook this for the HTTP client library.  Your reference is
correct, and it appears I consistently wrote "surf" (the correct

>> uzbl <> (in the uzbl-browser wrapper script) and
>> netsurf <> (the nsgtk_check_homedir
>> function creates the dot directory with world-readable settings) have
>> a similar issue, but are from different code bases.  I think those
>> should get distinct CVEs, too.
> I'll need advisories or code commits, or links to the vuln code to
> assign CVE's (I need more information). Thanks!

Jakub has filed bugs:


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