Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:39:28 +0200 From: Tomas Hoger <thoger@...hat.com> To: Ritwik Ghoshal <ritwik.ghoshal@...cle.com> Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, CVE Assignments MITRE <cve-assign@...re.org>, secalert_us@...cle.com Subject: Re: CVE Request: MySQL: MyISAM temporary file issue On Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:28:53 -0700 Ritwik Ghoshal wrote: > Please use CVE-2014-4274 for this issue. > > Please send an email to secalert_us@...cle.com to contact Oracle for > any security vulnerability related issues. As pointed out in this Gentoo bug, release notes for the mentioned MySQL versions list another issue that seems to be security: https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=518718 3) An off-by-one error related to certificate decoding in yaSSL can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow. BZR commit: http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~mysql/mysql-server/5.5/revision/4647 There are many other issues that deserve clarification. For example, April CPU mentions client issue CVE-2014-2440. Is it the same issue that got CVE-2014-0001 publicly assigned before? The versions that fixed CVE-2014-2440 are the same that got CVE-2014-0001 fix, and there's no mention of the CVE-2014-0001 in April CPU. Actually, any CVE assigned to an open source project should have sufficient details made available to make it possible to link it to specific change or changes unambiguously. Despite previous requests, Oracle seems to refuse that even when CVEs are public. At the same time expecting advance notification with details. Maybe this should be taken into account for e.g. distros membership? -- Tomas Hoger / Red Hat Product Security
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