Date: Fri, 04 Oct 2013 10:12:21 -0600 From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: Hanno Böck <hanno@...eck.de> Subject: Re: Re: CVE request - VLC 2.0.0 to 2.0.8 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On 10/04/2013 02:04 AM, Hanno Böck wrote: > On Thu, 03 Oct 2013 22:32:12 -0600 Kurt Seifried > <kseifried@...hat.com> wrote: > >> Sorry forgot to reply. I'm not sure this is CVE worthy. In >> general crash bugs in services are CVE worthy, but crashes in >> client software are usually limited to things like email clients >> or web browsers where there is a high potential for processing >> untrusted data without much user interaction (e.g. displaying >> some random email or web page) whre you also have the potential >> to lose work (so there is an impact). > >> In the case of VLC you load a nasty file, it crashes, you don't >> do it again. There's not really any impact. You don't lose any >> work. > > VLC is used as a browser plugin and can also be embedded in other > applications. (though I'm not aware if this can crash the whole > browser with the modern sandboxing stuff browsers do) So if someone can test this and report back that'd be great and then we can deal with the CVE depending on how this plays out. - -- Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT) PGP: 0x5E267993 A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.14 (GNU/Linux) iQIcBAEBAgAGBQJSTujlAAoJEBYNRVNeJnmT5wYP/3ijX88DMXQH2ESddStu8bjq 5X4Pu+Vizi7aRFxYYg4T6XYFCvVWbzcJwQlRP1FrGzRrpS27warwz5XebZy+qGuQ bUgMWEnC0e06sokxJeWr2YZdBCxsTGTZdv0OzhtiRNXyoyEMogmzELhGnNh2zqWy VSr2eksFvIUmK5IEoxsCesbLy4mwiNixW2nvrZwS02juPpy6beyn5uKWhhU+1Phl O/OMf0yUEbFGFKsQOjesJwm1hIBGK6ZKn3CtlKjxLG5Z7VqmoCK9V1VlGEiyEwHr j4OInC6wK7NCfW+OOsg6ZQzrl5DC7CYrtT9KYtt9gpxObTk/7YhobTvYd38Abc9p G9sk08nOAesq0WF1c490ZmifQCkTKyZBO6NlRYo/Ci3VFbku6zOlzdyhM0LDimk/ xLACmeGgsXFJjxaP/4gMzTIeaZR42AYljzLRqSDzlWMgAppkLxdiGyhllxmc/cXe MRK4s5Q1qgEdxVLgQLlltTDhcv8ZX42cg2xwraN45BIl+gl66Z1nvqhUFKKWUjNo CMU6g9Wjqf+nESyum3sF61n6X/et2far/nPXDn9IZZ2+8nLF8HYJKLQmzUFXyXJ0 qBeXq6/dHzjsbZ66+c8eiLw6yH5rx9xFI66IARFFwdDzyQQPid1/Y8aAGZDwW+BQ YmesRzWsqCo5a4y4LN6Z =lLPp -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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