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Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:14:27 -0500 (EST)
To: Martin Prpic <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: directory traversal flaw in patch

> Hi!
> I think these issues in patch also deserve CVEs:
> "With a specific file, patch goes to infinite loop and eats all CPU time."

Use CVE-2014-9637.

> "Add line number overflow checking. Based on Robert C. Seacord's INT32-C 
> document for integer overflow checking and Tobias Stoeckmann's "integer 
> overflows and oob memory access" patch for FreeBSD."

What is the security impact of this issue?  The commit is not immediately 


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