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Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2013 20:55:46 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Murray McAllister <mmcallis@...hat.com>, security@...hon.org,
        security@...y-lang.org, cve-assign@...re.org
Subject: Re: CVE Request -- Python SSL module does not handle
 certificates that contain hostnames with NULL bytes

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On 08/12/2013 08:37 PM, Murray McAllister wrote:
> Good morning,
> 
> An issue similar to CVE-2013-4073[1] was found in Python:
> 
> https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10989 
> http://bugs.python.org/issue18709
> 
> Could a CVE for the Python instance of this flaw please be assigned
> (if one has not already been assigned)?
> 
> Thanks.
> 
> [1] 
> <http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2013/06/27/hostname-check-bypassing-vulnerability-in-openssl-client-cve-2013-4073/>
>
> 
> 
> <https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2013-4073>
> 
> -- Murray McAllister / Red Hat Security Response Team

Yup just to be clear: CVE-2013-4073 is for Ruby. Python needs a new
CVE (different code base and all that).

Please use CVE-2013-4238 for this issue in Python.

- -- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
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