Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:42:40 -0500 (CDT) From: Bob Friesenhahn <bfriesen@...ple.dallas.tx.us> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Thousands of vulnerabilities, almost no CVEs: OSS-Fuzz On Mon, 24 Jun 2019, Dmitry Vyukov wrote: > > So what are community thoughts on automatic CVE assignment? > That would definitely get some attention to these bugs by vendors > (because that's open CVEs in their products then). And this should be > implementable because both OSS-Fuzz and syzbot are automated enough > already. However I afraid that these CVEs may be as automatically > sorted into a trashcan then :) An excess of CVEs would cause CVEs to be not very meaningful any more. Most oss-fuzz issue detections are not CVE worthy. For example, a one-byte read "heap overflow" is not likely to cause any actual harm but oss-fuzz would classify it as "heap overflow". Bob -- Bob Friesenhahn bfriesen@...ple.dallas.tx.us, http://www.simplesystems.org/users/bfriesen/ GraphicsMagick Maintainer, http://www.GraphicsMagick.org/ Public Key, http://www.simplesystems.org/users/bfriesen/public-key.txt
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