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Date: Thu, 03 Nov 2011 17:21:21 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <>
Subject: Re: Re: CVE request for Calibre

On 11/03/2011 05:14 AM, Dan Rosenberg wrote:
>> Oh, and I suppose there's a very obvious but critical #6:
>> 6. An unprivileged user an mount/unmount/eject whatever he wants, with
>> root permissions. Danger.
>> This may help to "confirm":
>> As well, the maintainer has already issued a fix. From the bug report:
>> "Fixed in branch lp:calibre. The fix will be in the next release.
>> calibre is usually released every Friday.", which means the above
>> source link, that went to the trunk, now shows the fixed result. The
>> old broken code is still available here:
>> Note that the maintainer has chosen only to address #5.
> I'd recommend holding off on the CVE assignments for now, since these
> issues are currently in progress and the final tally of issues isn't
> complete.
> -Dan
I took a quick look at that, I'm not clear on which ones have
beenaddressed , if you could comment on the original issues, which are
addressed and link to code commit I can start assigning CVEs.


-Kurt Seifried / Red Hat Security Response Team

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