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Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2013 12:02:37 -0500
From: Marc Deslauriers <>
Subject: CVE Request: bip denial of service via resource leak


bip 0.8.8 and earlier contains an issue where failed SSL handshakes result in a
resource leak. A remote attacker can use this flaw to cause bip to run out of
resources, resulting in a denial of service.

Upstream bug:

Fixed by the following commit in 0.8.9:

Downstream bug:

Could a CVE please be assigned to this issue?



Marc Deslauriers
Ubuntu Security Engineer     |
Canonical Ltd.               |

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