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Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2012 13:48:50 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com>, security@...y-lang.org
Subject: Re: CVE request: ruby file creation due in insertion
 of illegal NUL character

On 10/12/2012 02:50 PM, Vincent Danen wrote:
> Just noticed this today on ruby's web site:
>
> http://preview.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2012/10/12/poisoned-NUL-byte-vulnerability/
>
>
> The fix is located here:
>
> http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=revision&revision=37163
>
> I don't see a CVE name associated with the announcement or commit, so
> I don't believe one has been assigned.
>
Agreed, user controlled file creation in this manner is definitely a
security issue.

Please use CVE-2012-4522 for this issue.

Also please note that this email is not signed because I'm travelling
and don't have access to my GPG keys currently.

-- Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT) PGP: 0x5E267993
A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993

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