Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:08:36 -0600 From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, libgadu-devel@...ts.ziew.org, radheshkrishnank@...il.com Subject: Re: CVE Request -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On 10/31/2013 06:30 AM, Radhesh Krishnan K wrote: > Hi, > > I would like to request a CVE for this bug fix in libgadu. > >  > http://firstname.lastname@example.org/msg01017.html > > > <http://email@example.com/msg01017.html>-- > > Regards, Radhesh Krishnan K. Ok. So. Based on this reply: http://firstname.lastname@example.org/msg01018.html ================= It was rather a conscious decision. Since libgadu is a reverse-engineered implementation of a proprietary protocol, we have no control over the certificates used for SSL connections. We don't know which certificates will be accepted or rejected by the original client, so there is no reliable way to verify their validity in libgadu. But since you mentioned it, I guess we should at least add a note to the documentation. ================= So basically that's good enough for me. Please use CVE-2013-4488 for this issue. - -- 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 v1.4.15 (GNU/Linux) iQIcBAEBAgAGBQJScqq0AAoJEBYNRVNeJnmTXqwP/RftVbN1ae6r/dlY17+lyB8n GDRswtNGDY/HqcZnxM+U3Fg0lgCAbpBSqZW09+eoCfYTQRQ9Pdwdb0NEVBN2rE+X DzJCYN3WGA/SfqqmXI8Q6x+G9tk7quOL5At6opyNMDiIEV93YWqFw5IGUgUjGTrl NCsV8IcKZ3bd5c/pm+38GOR9GP+rGE7MzjqXJK0vSqXEf1YRomwx1V2Dnt9A7DQE taFp8SiZSxwqNAAf/HztoLL8x+X9SmaWJITdkwQQTirxSqmsxkq/MjNEwTHh+8gy jVOKiehCchqct1BrJtaqktrrnFE5VtW7EQqMcDKKGw19gMRC3hOWZTG0/fwsxNt9 oI+D7Usjwaxjsh2Siqtxyc3YcGaTZQB7T3JeninmQxE1yrNQXNWr4GwsTGt49VO+ w7cxPsk3BWGXZCylP5oERC+ha950ylE2mS/tVpeUHKA5QboskEUAo67/nYn47BLR yLaNjsIqkn29Bo7WIstK8lXMbKFadvPz7ICOIViv49HV9jBLu1moEm+iKkLYzAEM uF3miEdv20/Z32+0yIEIo6OrEgpWlnfMjuJk/n7RcWDkl5BoBBtk8vSTYyFjdgwt gk6a42aLHWNCf1v5xgWb16Y7erAC5Pq8G/XB+/B1Brb0ThFM6Z/0ggM+cTTaPEXW w9cv1zfq3EA+pET2KlXd =vyJN -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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