Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2015 18:55:01 +0100 From: Jonathan Wakely <jwakely.gcc@...il.com> To: Florian Weimer <fweimer@...hat.com> Cc: "libstdc++" <libstdc++@....gnu.org>, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Alleged libstdc++ vulnerabilities On 14 August 2015 at 18:49, Florian Weimer wrote: > Does anybody know what this is about and can point to the relevant PRs? > > “discovered serious security bugs in […] libstdc++” > > <http://www.news.gatech.edu/2015/08/13/georgia-tech-finds-11-security-flaws-popular-internet-browsers-using-new-analysis-method> > > The USENIX paper > <https://www.usenix.org/system/files/conference/usenixsecurity15/sec15-paper-lee.pdf> > does not back up this claim. The paper abstract says "discovered 11 previously unknown security vulnera- bilities: nine in GNU libstdc++ and two in Firefox, all of which have been confirmed and subsequently fixed by vendors. " I guess they are referring to https://gcc.gnu.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=63345
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