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From: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@linux01.gwdg.de>
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Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Proper procedure for reporting possible security vulnerabilities?
Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2005 18:05:54 +0100 (MET)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0501111804530.15932@yvahk01.tjqt.qr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0501111754400.3368@dragon.hygekrogen.localhost>

>Not everyone agrees that that is the proper way to do things, some prefer 
>full disclosure.
>Personally I'd prefer full disclosure on a public mailing list (copying 
>vendors, maintainers etc of course), so as many people as possible can get 
>to work on a fix as soon as possible. Keeping things secret doesn't speed 
>up the time to get a fix made.

But five people working on the same thing aiming to provide a patch (the 
very same one, probably) is also no better; work could be saved.



Jan Engelhardt
-- 
ENOSPC

  reply	other threads:[~2005-01-11 17:10 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
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 [this message]
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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