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Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:31:19 +0100
From: Florian Weimer <>
To: Jean-Baptiste Kempf <>
        Assign a CVE Identifier <>,
        VideoLAN Security Team <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: BD-J implementation in libbluray

On 02/23/2015 10:27 AM, Jean-Baptiste Kempf wrote:
> On 23 Feb, Florian Weimer wrote :
>> Missing Java Security Manager sandboxing mechanism / feature in the
>> org.videolan.BDJLoader class
> The code corresponding to:
> is gone from newer release. You should upgrade, since we don't support
> old releases.

Still needs CVE assignment, though.

> As for
> "Fixing it would not change anything. Xlet (that requests the mount, or is
> being executed from the mount) could as well uncompress the files by self
> where it wants, even download other files from internet."
> So, maybe you want to have a full Xlet sandboxing? Or is it something
> else?

Yes, I do think full sandboxing is required because content publishers
have attacked end user system integrity in the past, so I don't think
they can be trusted.

Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security

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