Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2014 14:10:40 +0100 From: Hanno Böck <hanno@...eck.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Fuzzing findings (and maybe CVE requests) - Image/GraphicsMagick, elfutils, GIMP, gdk-pixbuf, file, ndisasm, less Am Mon, 17 Nov 2014 13:48:39 +0100 schrieb Raphael Geissert <geissert@...ian.org>: > > c) fuzz all the tools in there and report at least the > > low-hanging-fruit-bugs? (and then maybe try to replace the > > "they-don't-fix-bugs-or-don't-have-a-dev-any-more"-tools with more > > secure ones) > > d) acknowledge the fact that most tools were not "designed for > security" and that we should talk about mitigation. It's about risk > analysis. Fair point, however it doesn't exclude doing c) as well. (however it was my understanding that all widely deployed memory corruption mitigation methods are mostly incomplete and can usually be circumvented by tricky enough exploits - but I'm no expert on this) -- Hanno Böck http://hboeck.de/ mail/jabber: hanno@...eck.de GPG: BBB51E42 Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (820 bytes)
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