Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2014 13:54:08 +0100 From: rf@...eap.de To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: linux-distros membership Hi Yves, >> I hope this is the right place to ask for inclusion of a Qlustar contact >> in the linux-distros list. >> >> Qlustar is a Ubuntu/Debian based distro targeted at HPC/Storage/Cloud >> clusters. We use our own kernels (typically based on vanilla) since many >> years, but have the need to supply timely security fixes to our users. So >> far we have to wait for other distros to come out with their >> announcements and then start analyzing the fixes they have done. This >> leaves us/our users with a vulnerability window that is way too large, > I can't speak for Ubuntu, but you're welcome to participate in the > Debian security effort. thanks a lot for your offer. Could you explain a little more what participation in the Debian security effort would mean? Note that the issue I currently have is mostly about kernel fixes and we don't use Debian nor Ubuntu kernels. Cheers, Roland
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