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Re: Google Accounts Security Vulnerability
From: Kyle Creyts <kyle.creyts () gmail com>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 06:16:03 -0400

Creating test accounts and reproducing this bug sounds like a
responsible thing to do.

On Sun, May 20, 2012 at 4:22 PM, Michael J. Gray <mgray () emitcode com> wrote:
That was a bit ambiguous and I apologize for that. I meant that I had
reproduced the issue several times, not created test accounts. I'm willing
to bet it's not just a few accounts being affected.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jann Horn [mailto:jannhorn () googlemail com]
Sent: Sunday, May 20, 2012 4:39 AM
To: Michael J. Gray
Cc: 'Thor (Hammer of God)'; 'Dan Kaminsky';
full-disclosure () lists grok org uk
Subject: Re: [Full-disclosure] Google Accounts Security Vulnerability

On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 12:04:43PM -0700, Michael J. Gray wrote:
On why I don't want to provide my email address to Google:

It's a different email address which I don't want associated with this
email address for various reasons. That is why I am not going to provide
it.

Your assumption that it's a simple piece of information and requires
no effort to give out is correct, but the impact of the association is
unwanted.

Sounds reasonable.


The fact that Google can create a test account and reproduce the issue
(as I have now done several times) tells me that they want the account
information for some other purpose or that they're just being lazy.

So, you now have a test account that doesn't reveal any secrets about you
and which is affected... so you could surely give Google the name of that
one?

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Kyle Creyts

Information Assurance Professional
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