Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2013 13:39:27 -0700 From: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE Request coreutils * [2013-01-21 19:17:49 +0100] Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote: >> Can someone assign a CVE id for a buffer overflow in coreutils? >> Its the same code snippet (coreutils-i18n.patch) and it affects sort, uniq and join: >> >> https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=798538 >> https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=796243 >> https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=798541 > >Could you send the faulty patch to the list so that distros can validate >that they don't include it themselves? Red Hat/Fedora do include this patch, so it's more than just SUSE that ships them. However, when I was looking at them last week, this struck me as just a non-exploitable crash and unless I'm missing something, I think it would be quite the stretch to call it a security flaw. -- Vincent Danen / Red Hat Security Response Team
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