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Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2016 22:21:59 +0200
From: Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
To: "Eric W. Biederman" <>,
	Sebastian Krahmer <>,,,
	CVE Assignments MITRE <>
Subject: Re: Re: [Pkg-shadow-devel] subuid security patches
 for shadow package


On Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 11:48:52PM +0200, Nicolas Fran├žois wrote:
> Hi,
> The first point looks like a non issue to me.
> getlogin() is used to differentiate users with the same UID.
> The result of getlogin() is checked: if it returns a username that do not
> have the UID returned by getuid(), it will be ignored.

@MITRE CVE assignment team: This is for CVE-2016-6251. See above and . 

Should this CVE be REJECTED?


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