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Date: Sun, 4 Jan 2015 17:36:13 -0500 (EST)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...re.org>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE Request for illumos distributions


On Sun, 4 Jan 2015, gremlin@...mlin.ru wrote:

> On 2015-01-04 15:06:51 +1100, Dave Horsfall wrote:
>
> >> | Use CVE-2014-9491.
> >> Shouldn't we be using CVE-2015-XXXX by now?
> > I'd rather see CVE-2015-XXXXX - look how close we came...
> > Is there a CVE for that?
>
> First CVE ID in 2015 is CVE-2015-0001; once we get to CVE-2015-9999,
> the next ID will be CVE-2015-10000.
>
> Consider it as "CVE-%u-%04u".

People who consider the ID format as "CVE-%u-%04u" might not comply with 
all the example IDs provided in CVE test data, as made available to the 
public for almost a year at 
http://cve.mitre.org/cve/identifiers/syntaxchange.html#guidance

- Steve

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