Date: Thu, 2 Jun 2016 18:02:40 +0000 From: Holger Levsen <holger@...er-acht.org> To: cve-assign@...re.org Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE request: mat doesn't remove metadata in embedded images in PDFs On Thu, Jun 02, 2016 at 12:21:34PM -0400, cve-assign@...re.org wrote: > We think you mean that a CVE ID can exist with the rationale of: > > - as of version 0.7, there will be a required security update in > which the embedded-in-a-PDF security problem is resolved > > - the CVE ID is needed to tag that required security update > > - as of version 0.7, the https://mat.boum.org/ text may be changed > from "images embedded inside PDF may not be cleaned" to something > like "images embedded inside complex documents may not be cleaned, > but users can rely on cleaning in the specific case of PDF > documents" > > Does that match your intention for the CVE ID? yes. Though I disagree with the 3rd paragraph a bit, I don't think it's that hard to recursivly process files, eg both https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/strip-nondeterminism (in perl) and https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/diffoscope (in python) do that. -- cheers, Holger Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (812 bytes)
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