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From: "Barry K. Nathan" <barryn@pobox.com>
To: Diego Calleja <diegocg@gmail.com>
Cc: Steve Bergman <steve@rueb.com>, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Proper procedure for reporting possible security vulnerabilities?
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2005 16:19:01 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20050111001901.GA4378@ip68-4-98-123.oc.oc.cox.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20050110230827.4d13ae7b.diegocg@gmail.com>

On Mon, Jan 10, 2005 at 11:08:27PM +0100, Diego Calleja wrote:
> They could have mailed to *THIS* mailing list, so anyone can make a patch.

And abandon the whole idea of coordinated disclosure? That would put
anyone using vendor kernels at a disadvantage (there would be a time gap
between the vulnerability being public and the vendor kernel being
released -- which happened anyway with uselib() but which doesn't
*always* happen).

-Barry K. Nathan <barryn@pobox.com>

  reply	other threads:[~2005-01-11  0:28 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
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 [this message]
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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