Date: Sun, 1 Mar 2015 06:57:32 +0100 From: Jerome Athias <athiasjerome@...il.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: Assign a CVE Identifier <cve-assign@...re.org>, jvn@....jp Subject: Re: CVE-2015-0881 I just disagree with rational 1) -in general-, e.g. SCADA and ICS systems running 5+ years outdated softwares and hardwares simple cross-reference of some vulnerabilities databases give attribution http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72703/info My 2c 2015-02-23 16:34 GMT+01:00 Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>: > Regarding CVE-2015-0881 > > http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN64455813/index.html > http://jvndb.jvn.jp/en/contents/2015/JVNDB-2015-000019.html > > Unless JVN can provide more details I would like to recommend we CVE > REJECT this issue based on the following rational: > > 1) It's an issue discovered "today" in software that was supposedly > fixed 5 years ago > 2) No information on the vuln or the specific fix has been made > vulnerable, which may be ok for closed source vendors using CVE but this > leads to point 3... > 3) Even the upstream project can't make sense of this, and I'm inclined > to trust them (e.g. they are not playing the "we want to minimize the > number of CVE's assigned against our software game like some vendors). > > I would suggest if JVN doesn't get back to us within a week (this seems > like more then enough time) that this CVE be REJECT'ed. > > Mitre: thoughts or comments? > > On 22/02/15 04:37 AM, Amos Jeffries wrote: >> On 22/02/2015 7:17 p.m., Kurt Seifried wrote: >>> I'm trying to track down information on CVE-2015-0881. >> >>> I can't find a squid security contact (security@...id-cache.org >>> bounced), there's no security report, and no link to a source code >>> patch for this. >> >> - From the "Contact Us page" >> (<http://www.squid-cache.org/Support/contact.html>) >> >> squid-bugs @ lists.squid-cache.org >> >> ... which goes to me and some other trusted developers. I dont mind >> direct contacts for this type of thing, but the main contact address >> guarantees someone sees it within a few hrs. >> >> >> Regarding the CVE: >> >> 1) This is the first I've heard about this particular CVE number >> assignment. >> >> 2) I did have some discusions with JPCERT about _a_ response splitting >> vulnerability around those years. But the messages from them were IIRC >> about replicating response splitting in a 2.x versions which were >> incompletely fixed by: >> <http://www.squid-cache.org/Versions/v2/2.5/bugs/#squid-2.5.STABLE7-header_parsing> >> (did not get a CVE AFAIK). >> >> 3) I have not been able to replicate the #2 issue in the Squid-3 >> series and several iterations of changes to the parsers there have >> been careful to take the above issue into account. So I'm not sure >> where the 3.1.10 comes from. Assuming it is the same vulnerability. >> >> >> >>> This is regarding 3.1.9 and earlier, 3.1.10 was released on 22 Dec >>> 2010, so 4+ years ago. >> >>> Needless to say I am more than a bit confused. A link to a specific >>> code patch/vuln/file would be helpful. Also if anyone knows how to >>> contact Squid re security issues properly I'd love to know. >> >> >> I'm not sure 3.1.10 is the right version for attribution on any >> response splitting fix. There certainly were no patches solving >> anything related to respinse splitting in that version. Some >> borderline memory leak vulnerabilities perhapse, but not response >> splitting. >> >> >> NP: Just to confuse things there was a major replacement of the HTTP >> request-line parser on the 2015-02-10 which does explicitly fix all >> lot of known HTTP request-line parse issues, including a few response >> splitting vectors using downgrade to HTTP/0.9 handling. That will only >> be in the 3.6 series though. >> >> >> Amos Jeffries >> Squid Software Foundation >> >> > > -- > Kurt Seifried -- Red Hat -- Product Security -- Cloud > PGP A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993 >
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