Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 11:43:17 -0700 From: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...sec.ca> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: code review CVS * [2008-02-21 08:49:52 +0000] Mark J Cox wrote: >> hahah... as Mark can attest, you're not the only one. I've had to email >> him a few times looking for some obscure src.rpm. > > We give the full path in our emailed advisories (except for the cases where > we are shipping something not open source like java/acroread) but the paths > are not in the web based versions. So > http://www.redhat.com/archives/rhsa-announce/ since Nov 2007, or for older > stuff http://www.redhat.com/archives/enterprise-watch-list/ > > Once you get a rpm then unpacking it without installing it is easy: > rpm2cpio fn.rpm | cpio --make-directories --extract > > And we nearly always ship the pristine upstream tarball along with each > patch separately (exception being things like OpenSSL). > > This is definately material for a 'how to find out how the vendor fixed > this' page. Looks like Kees beat me to it: http://oss-security.openwall.org/wiki/distro-patches I've added Red Hat to this list based on the above info. -- Vincent Danen @ http://linsec.ca/ Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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