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From: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
To: Steve Bergman <steve@rueb.com>
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Proper procedure for reporting possible security vulnerabilities?
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2005 19:24:00 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1105383104.12004.101.camel@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <41E2B181.3060009@rueb.com>

On Llu, 2005-01-10 at 16:46, Steve Bergman wrote:
> So what is the preferred procedure and is it documented somewhere?  
> Should it be made more prominent?

Good question. The preferred procedure depends on your viewpoint on
disclosure

vendor-sec@lst.de is a cross vendor security list and a good place for
stuff. It will deal with both public and date embargoed security
information. security@[your-vendor] should work for most responsible
vendors and may be more appropriate if it involves a vendor kernel that
may have bugs not in the base tree. 

For stuff in -bk kernel snapshots and the like that isn't in the
production kernels then I'd start by mailing Linus/(Andrew for -mm) or
the list.

Alan


  parent reply	other threads:[~2005-01-10 20:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 36+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2005-01-10 16:46 Steve Bergman
2005-01-10 18:23 ` Indrek Kruusa
2005-01-10 19:24 ` Alan Cox [this message]
2005-01-11  9:32   ` Florian Weimer
2005-01-10 21:31 ` Florian Weimer
2005-01-10 21:42   ` Steve Bergman
2005-01-10 22:08     ` Diego Calleja
2005-01-11  0:19       ` Barry K. Nathan
2005-01-11  0:45         ` Diego Calleja
2005-01-11  9:35         ` Florian Weimer
2005-01-11 16:57         ` Jesper Juhl
2005-01-11 17:05           ` Jan Engelhardt
2005-01-10 22:09     ` linux-os
2005-01-11  0:44       ` Barry K. Nathan
2005-01-10 22:11     ` Jesper Juhl
2005-01-11  0:40       ` Chris Wright
2005-01-11  1:09         ` Diego Calleja
2005-01-11  1:18           ` Chris Wright
2005-01-11 17:05         ` Jesper Juhl
2005-01-11 16:39           ` Alan Cox
2005-01-11 21:25             ` Jesper Juhl
2005-01-11 21:29               ` Chris Wright
2005-01-12 21:05                 ` Jesper Juhl
2005-01-17 22:49                 ` Werner Almesberger
2005-01-17 22:52                   ` Chris Wright
2005-01-17 23:23                     ` Christoph Hellwig
2005-01-17 23:26                       ` Chris Wright
2005-01-17 23:57                         ` Alan Cox
2005-01-18  1:08                           ` Chris Wright
2005-01-11 17:57           ` Chris Wright
2005-01-12 12:23           ` Florian Weimer
2005-01-11  9:49       ` Florian Weimer
2005-01-11 16:10     ` Alan Cox
2005-01-12 12:33       ` Florian Weimer
2005-01-13 15:36         ` Alan Cox
     [not found] <200501101959.j0AJxUvl032294@laptop11.inf.utfsm.cl>
2005-01-10 21:36 ` Indrek Kruusa

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