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Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2016 08:45:27 +0200
From: Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
To: OSS Security Mailinglist <>
Subject: CVE Request: GnuTLS: GNUTLS-SA-2016-1: File overwrite by setuid


GnuTLS 3.4.13 was released addressing GNUTLS-SA-2016-1, :

> Setuid programs using GnuTLS 3.4.12 could potentially allow an
> attacker to overwrite and corrupt arbitrary files in the filesystem.
> This issue was introduced in GnuTLS 3.4.12 and fixed in GnuTLS 3.4.13.
> Recommendation: Upgrade to GnuTLS 3.4.13, or later versions.

The relevant upstream commits seem to be:

Can you assign a CVE for this issue?


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