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Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2017 13:35:26 -0700
From: Kenton Varda <>
To: Solar Designer <>
Cc:, Tom Lee <>
Subject: Re: Re: CVE Request: Cap'n Proto: Bounds check elided
 by compiler optimization


This has been assigned: CVE-2017-7892

Apologies for failing to follow the list guidelines.


On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 11:07 AM, Solar Designer <> wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 10:35:51AM -0700, Kenton Varda wrote:
> > Whoops, apparently I'm supposed to use the web form now. Sorry!
> Yes, but many of us in here care(d) about being notified of security
> issues much more than about CVEs, hence as a moderator I approved your
> posting anyway.  Once you've obtained the CVE ID from MITRE, please post
> it to this same thread as a "reply".
> > On Mon, Apr 17, 2017 at 10:32 AM, Kenton Varda <>
> wrote:
> > > Full details and fix covered here:
> > > o/capnproto/blob/master/security-advisories/2017-04-17-0-
> > >
> The lack of detail in your posting goes against published oss-security
> guidelines, which are:
> security#list-content-guidelines
> "At least the most essential part of your message (e.g., vulnerability
> detail and/or exploit) should be directly included in the message itself
> (and in plain text), rather than only included by reference to an
> external resource.  Posting links to relevant external resources as well
> is acceptable, but posting only links is not.  Your message should
> remain valuable even with all of the external resources gone."
> Here's the "unbroken" GitHub URL:
> security-advisories/
> and I've attached to this message the "raw" (text) version from:
> master/security-advisories/
> as text/plain.
> Thanks,
> Alexander

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