Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2012 10:02:50 +0100 From: Tomas Hoger <thoger@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> Subject: Re: CVE request: openssl: null pointer dereference issue On Mon, 12 Mar 2012 13:46:07 -0600 Kurt Seifried wrote: > Please use CVE-2012-1165 for this issue. To clarify, the reply should have looked as: -- 8< -- > Note that additional similar issue in mime_param_cmp was fixed in > 0.9.8u and 1.0.0h as: > http://cvs.openssl.org/chngview?cn=22252 > > This can also be triggered by malformed S/MIME message. Please use CVE-2012-1165 for this issue. > The above commit also corrects an issue with the previous mime_hdr_cmp > fix that could cause the function to return either "less than" or > "greater than" when comparing NULL to non-NULL. There's no known > security impact of this change, it seems it could cause verification / > decryption to fail when it can succeed. Reported by "bla". -- 8< -- to make ti clear that CVE-2012-1165 is for the mime_param_cmp issue rather than mime_hdr_cmp fix correction. -- Tomas Hoger / Red Hat Security Response Team
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