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Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2016 11:53:37 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <>
To: CVE ID Requests <>
Cc: oss-security <>
Subject: Re: CVE's for SSLv2 support

Ok let me simplify:

If a crypto library (e.g. OpenSSL, NSS) supports AND enables SSLv2 by
default should it receive a CVE? Essentially we'd be saying "SSLv2 is so
bad, that supporting/enabling it by default in a crypto library is CVE
worthy" (essentially under the CVE assignment for "product makes a security
claim that it fails to do properly").

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