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Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 13:46:40 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <>
To: oss-security <>
Cc: CVE ID Requests <>
Subject: Re: Multiple vulnerabilities in RPM – and a rant

On Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 1:32 PM, Hanno Böck <> wrote:

> rant.html
> Okay, but RPM stands for “Red Hat package manager”, so maybe Red Hat
> feels responsible. So I reported three bugs with sample files

Actually it doesn't. RPM = RPM Package Manager (like GNU).

Also I would note that Red Hat isn't the only user of RPM, there are a
large number of distros that use RPM (e.g. SUSE).

Kurt Seifried -- Red Hat -- Product Security -- Cloud
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