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Re: Trust in version range in CVE
Leonardo Taccari writes:
> Frederic Fauberteau writes:
> Hello Frederic,
>> I was looking at https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-13902 and I noticed that range is ImageMagick 7.0.9-27 through 7.0.10-17. We are now at 7.0.10-32 but I did not see any reference to CVE-2020-13902 in ImageMagick's ChangeLog. Could we consider to update pkg-vulnerabilities to introduce this range? In other words, could we trust https://nvd.nist.gov/?
> In general: no, I would always double-check version listed with references
> and possible further upstream information (if any).
> The CPE information (`Known Affected Software Configurations') on
> nvd.nist.gov most of the times is outdated/incorrect in my experience
> (I would just ignore it completely).
> When there aren't any useful references often
> https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/<cve-id> (where <cve-id>
> is, e.g. CVE-2020-12345) is a possible good resource to look.
> Most of the times you find a "through version x.y.z" in the CVE
> description - like in that case - it's probably a wildcard entry i.e.
> `ImageMagick-[0-9]*' (as it is currently is).
> Most of the times you find a "before version x.y.z" in the CVE
> description, that's usually correct.
Thank you for this clear explanation. You confirm the doubts I had about what I considered as an upper bound but that was not referenced upstream.
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