Date: Mon, 4 Aug 2008 20:56:04 +0200 From: Nico Golde <oss-security+ml@...lde.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Re: source for CVE feed (was: Re: CVE request: httrack buffer overflow) Hi Steven, * Steven M. Christey <coley@...us.mitre.org> [2008-08-04 20:16]: > On Mon, 4 Aug 2008, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote: > > > Considering your statement we would better be using one of the XML Data feeds > > from http://nvd.nist.gov/download.cfm , right? Or would you recommend another > > feed (e.g. the one where NVD gets its data from)? > > NVD's XML data feed is probably the best out there that's publicly > available. Representatives of CVE-compatible product authors, > vulnerability databases, and software vendors can get direct access to an > email-based feed from MITRE, which is the feed that NVD uses. MITRE > hasn't opened this to the general public because most people would use it > like a database, and we don't want to compete with other feeds out there. > Guess that's kind of silly these days given that NVD turns it around in 5 > minutes, but there it is. In June you said more regular updates to the MITRE site will probably happen this summer. This was what I was waiting for so we don't need to adapt the software behind our security tracker :) Any news on this? Kind regards Nico -- Nico Golde - http://www.ngolde.de - nion@...ber.ccc.de - GPG: 0x73647CFF For security reasons, all text in this mail is double-rot13 encrypted. Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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