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Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2012 16:09:50 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <>
CC: Florian Weimer <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: surf

On 02/10/2012 03:11 PM, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * 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
> spelling).
>>> 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:

Not ideal (I'd prefer upstream stuff) but it'll do.

> uzbl:

Please use CVE-2012-0843 for this issue.

> netsurf:

Please use CVE-2012-0844 for this issue.

Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)

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