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Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2016 09:49:00 +0200
From: Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
Cc: Mitre CVE assign department <>
Subject: Re: Please reject duplicate CVE for libxml2


On Tue, Jun 07, 2016 at 09:34:51AM +0200, Martin Prpic wrote:
> Hi, it seems two CVEs were assigned for the same issue in libxml2:
> Daniel Veillard reported to us that these issues are the same and fixed
> by:
> The upstream bug is:
> Can CVE-2016-4483 please be rejected as a duplicate of CVE-2016-3627?

What though is confusing is that the two commits are tagged
accordingly in the upstream git repository:

Tagged for CVE-2016-4483:

Tagged for CVE-2016-3627:

For the updates in Debian thus we have used both and referenced both
CVEs, think Ubuntu has done the same in USN 2994


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