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Date: Fri, 07 Mar 2014 20:00:28 +0000
From: "mancha" <mancha1@...h.com>
To: cve-assign@...re.org
Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE Request/Clarification - PHP

On Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:31:00 +0000 cve-assign@...re.org wrote:
>> Two issues were recently identified as security concerns in
>> libmagic: CVE-2014-1943 (infinite recursion flaw) &
>> CVE-2014-2270 (improper bounds checking).
>> 
>> What is the policy regarding CVE allocation for products
>> vulnerable by virtue of bundling copies of vulnerable products
>> (as opposed to, say, linking vulnerable system libraries)?
>> 
>> I bring this up because PHP embeds a copy of libmagic
>
>A CVE assignment for libmagic (in the file product) can be used
>by all vendors who bundle libmagic. Different copies of libmagic
>in different products do not have separate CVE IDs.
>
>-- 
>CVE assignment team, MITRE CVE Numbering Authority

Many thanks for that clarification.

--mancha

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