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Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 15:05:04 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
cc: Jan Lieskovsky <>,
        "Steven M. Christey" <>,
        Josh Bressers <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- Revelation: 1) Limits effective
 password length to 32 characters 2) Doesn't iterate the passphrase through
 SHA algorithm to derive the encryption key

On Mon, 18 Jun 2012, Kurt Seifried wrote:

> Assigned 2012 CVE's as the first clear mention of the issues is in the
> ticket. The Blog entry for 2010 mentions the issue
> indirectly so I'm going with the more concrete mention.

This is a reasonable approach to take.  The year portion of a CVE 
identifier can't always be associated with the actual year of disclosure, 
and in this case, it's arguable what counts as "sufficient disclosure" 
anyway.  A couple minutes of investigation is sufficient.

- Steve

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