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Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2013 22:37:59 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Florian Weimer <fw@...eb.enyo.de>,
        Salvatore Bonaccorso <carnil@...ian.org>, team@...urity.debian.org
Subject: Re: CVE request: Digest::SHA double free when using
 load subroutine

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On 01/15/2013 12:37 PM, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Kurt Seifried:
> 
>> I'm not clear, how would an attacker exploit this? They'd need to
>> be able to specify the file that gets hashed, and the file would
>> have to be not present and would thus trigger the crash? Are
>> there any real world examples of an affected application? (web
>> based?)
> 
> My hunch is that this is just a bug, not a security issue.

I'll leave it for now, if anyone comes up with a security impact/etc.
let us know! (I bet this never happens, ah well =).

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

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