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Date: Wed, 27 May 2015 14:12:35 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <>
Subject: Re: Re: FreeRDP tmp flaws

Ah poop, I remembered wrong, I
though if the code existed that was enough, not that the code had to
exist AND be enabled, OR enabled through a compiler flag for example. My

On 05/27/2015 09:28 AM, wrote:
>> This may need 2 CVE's
> We think there should be zero CVEs because the report is apparently
> about a developer's debugging code that was never shipped.
>> ./channels/drdynvc/tsmf/tsmf_media.c
>> "/tmp/FreeRDP_Frame_%d.ppm"
> As far as we can tell, this code has been in an "#if 0" starting from
> when the code was originally added to FreeRDP in:
> In other words, we don't think this code would ever have been
> reachable by an end user. The "#if 0" also apparently exists in the
> freerdp-1.0.2.tar.gz that's included in the
> freerdp-1.0.2-5.el7.src.rpm file.
>> ./libfreerdp-gdi/gdi.c
>>                        sprintf(tile_bitmap, "/tmp/rfx/tile_%d.bmp",
> As far as we can tell, there is no build option for
> DUMP_REMOTEFX_TILES or documentation recommending that an end user
> define DUMP_REMOTEFX_TILES, either in the upstream distribution or in
> a source RPM.
>> Actually it looks like upstream fixed both of them already so one CVE
>> can do (I don't think it's important enough to SPLIT/MERGE properly).
> Even if there were a different SPLIT/MERGE process for less important
> cases, a single CVE ID for issues reported in different versions would
> be among the harder process changes because it affects whether (or
> how) the CVE ID could be used on the web site, and
> complicates some types of patch-based remediation.

Kurt Seifried -- Red Hat -- Product Security -- Cloud
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