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Date: Tue, 22 Jan 2013 10:07:49 +0100
From: Matthias Weckbecker <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request coreutils

On Monday 21 January 2013 15:59:48 Michael Tokarev wrote:
> 21.01.2013 18:54, Sebastian Krahmer wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Can someone assign a CVE id for a buffer overflow in coreutils?
> > Its the same code snippet (coreutils-i18n.patch) and it affects sort,
> > uniq and join:
> It's probably worth to mention that these are SuSE-specific and not in
> upstream, if I understand correctly.

Tough to say unless you really looked into every single distribution out
there. Just assuming something is dangerous.

> >
> >
> >
> Thanks,
> /mjt


Matthias Weckbecker, Senior Security Engineer, SUSE Security Team
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, D-90409 Nuernberg, Germany
Tel: +49-911-74053-0;
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