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Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2013 20:37:17 +0100
From: Florian Weimer <>
To: Kurt Seifried <>
Cc:,  Salvatore Bonaccorso <>,
Subject: Re: CVE request: Digest::SHA double free when using load subroutine

* Kurt Seifried:

> I'm not clear, how would an attacker exploit this? They'd need to be
> able to specify the file that gets hashed, and the file would have to
> be not present and would thus trigger the crash? Are there any real
> world examples of an affected application? (web based?)

My hunch is that this is just a bug, not a security issue.

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