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Re: CVE Request: ruby PRNG fixes
From: Josh Bressers <bressers () redhat com>
Date: Wed, 20 Jul 2011 15:42:51 -0400 (EDT)

Sorry for the confusion.

----- Original Message -----
On 07/11/2011 02:07 PM, Ludwig Nussel wrote:

http://www.ruby-lang.org/en/news/2011/07/02/ruby-1-8-7-p352-released/
http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/4579
http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=revision&revision=31713
http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=revision&revision=32050

Looking at the above patches, there seems to be two issues here,
perhaps
it needs two CVE ids to be assigned?

1. http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=revision&revision=31713

This one pertains to rand returning same values in forked processes.
http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/show/4338
This is a regression, as it was fixed in 1.8.6-p114, but re-appeared in
1.8.6-p399.

Let's use CVE-2011-2686 for this one.


2. http://svn.ruby-lang.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=revision&revision=32050

This is an issue in the securerandom.rb module.
http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/4579


Use CVE-2011-2705 for this.

Thanks.

-- 
    JB


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