Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2022 11:24:08 -0700 From: Kurt H Maier <khm@...ops.net> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: OpenSSL X.509 Email Address 4-byte Buffer Overflow (CVE-2022-3602), X.509 Email Address Variable Length Buffer Overflow (CVE-2022-3786) On Wed, Nov 02, 2022 at 03:09:21PM +0100, Hanno Böck wrote: > FWIW it only takes a basically trivial fuzz target on the affected > function to find this bug with libfuzzer. I'm not sure what the value is of all this Monday-morning quarterbacking, from 'basically trivial' fuzzing to code-quality comparisons of hypothetical Rust ports. OpenSSL's development process has a bad rap, and there are definitely some easy wins to be had. Posting "if they'd only adopted my pet practice" to oss-sec isn't fixing anything in the OpenSSL project. Please consider directing fuzzing advice and PL theory directly to the project? I agree there would be benefit to this stuff, but dunking on them on unrelated lists isn't getting the medicine to the patient. Respectfully, khm
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