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Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2013 18:06:16 +1100
From: Murray McAllister <>
CC: Kurt Seifried <>,
        Assign a CVE Identifier <>,
        Huzaifa Sidhpurwala <>
Subject: Re: Re: browser document.cookie DoS vulnerability

On 10/12/2013 03:32 PM, Kurt Seifried wrote:
> Hash: SHA1
> On 10/11/2013 11:34 AM, Joel Weinberger wrote:
>> Hi there. Yes, we do CVEs, but in this case, we consider this very
>> low severity and will not be creating a CVE for it. Sorry for the
>> delayed response for it! --Joel
> So to confirm you are saying this is NOT a security issue in any way
> shape or form? I find this odd because DoS's in web browsers are often
> considered CVE worthy. Is there something in this issue that prevent
> exploitation/etc? If not then it deserves a CVE even if it is a "low"
> issue.
> - --
> Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
> PGP: 0x5E267993 A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993

I don't think web browser dos's are suppose to be CVE worthy. Our (Red 
Hat) advisories for Firefox and Thunderbird mention "crash...", but they 
probably should not (my fault, sorry ;)).

Adding Huzaifa to Cc.

Murray McAllister / Red Hat Security Response Team

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