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Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2022 15:36:51 -0000 (UTC)
From: Tavis Ormandy <>
Subject: Re: OpenSSL X.509 Email Address 4-byte Buffer Overflow
 (CVE-2022-3602), X.509 Email Address Variable Length Buffer Overflow

On 2022-11-02, Kurt H Maier wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 02, 2022 at 03:09:21PM +0100, Hanno Böck wrote:
>> FWIW it only takes a basically trivial fuzz target on the affected
>> function to find this bug with libfuzzer.
> I'm not sure what the value is of all this Monday-morning
> quarterbacking.

Hanno and I have contributed months of programmer time on openssl
research and produced a ton of CRITICAL/HIGH issues over the years, not
to mention nss, gnutls, etc. What you're looking at isn't Monday-morning
quarterbacking on an unrelated list - this is active prolific opensource
security researchers discussing their opensource security work on the
opensource security mailing list :)


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