Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2013 07:49:59 +0100 From: Salvatore Bonaccorso <carnil@...ian.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Florian Weimer <fw@...eb.enyo.de>, team@...urity.debian.org Subject: Re: CVE request: Digest::SHA double free when using load subroutine Hi Kurt and Florian On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 10:37:59PM -0700, Kurt Seifried wrote: > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > 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 =). Thanks for your feedback on this. Regards, Salvatore
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