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Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2017 11:58:36 +0530 (IST)
From: P J P <>
To: oss security list <>
Subject: Re: MITRE is adding data intake to its CVE ID

+-- On Thu, 9 Feb 2017, wrote --+
| To more efficiently assign and publish CVE IDs and to enable
| automation and data sharing within CVE operations, MITRE is changing
| the way it accepts CVE ID requests on the oss-security mailing list.
| Starting today, please direct CVE ID requests to this web form
| <>. Through this form, you can request a new
| CVE ID, update a CVE ID that was already assigned, and submit
| questions or feedback to the CVE Team.
| We understand that oss-security is for vulnerabilities that should
| have immediate public disclosure. You can continue to send details to
| oss-security and propose that a CVE ID should exist. To actually
| obtain the CVE ID, please also visit the web form at
| <>.

Boy, a web form with captcha wouldn't be really efficient to obtain CVE-IDs. 
Especially when there is huge influx of issues. It might help structure data 
and automate, but for requesting CVEs, it's not really. :(

Prasad J Pandit / Red Hat Product Security Team
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