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Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2008 01:09:40 +0100
From: Nico Golde <>
Subject: Re: using oss-security references in CVE

Hi Vincent,
* Vincent Danen <> [2008-03-28 00:51]:
> * [2008-03-28 00:09:46 +0100] Lubomir Kundrak wrote:
> >On Thu, 2008-03-27 at 18:59 -0400, Steven M. Christey wrote:
> >>In CVE, we try to provide "provenance" for every detail that makes its way
> >>into the description.  Issues like rxvt and CenterIM have some details
> >>that are only publicly documented in oss-security, and I would like to add
> >>these as references.
> >
> >I agree. There shouldn't really be things like more public and less
> >public places to share security-related information.
> I think this list is pretty public, and is intentionally so.  There
> should be no reason to hold back referring to oss-security messages as
> references for CVE names or any other vuln DB... in fact, this may even
> help the list to grow (which is ultimately what we want... within
> reason, of course).
> I see no problem with this.

Just that it doesn't look like two single opinions: ACK :)
Nico Golde - - - GPG: 0x73647CFF
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