Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 22:42:52 +0200 From: Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@...ian.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Linux kernels and security issues? On Fri, May 22, 2009 at 12:19:53AM +0200, Hanno Böck wrote: > > What I'd like to have is a short list of all security relevant changes, > including some information giving me hints if I may be affected (i.e. affects > core functionality or only a driver, filesystem, protocol I may or may not > use). Is there some place in the net providing such information? > If someone (ocert?) wants to do the free software world a big favor, this > would be really a great service. Debian collects information on all kernel security issues in a public SVN repo. It contains information on fixed versions, upstream commits and external information sources (e.g. other distribution bug trackers). It might be useful to you: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/kernel-sec You can also subscribe to the SVN commit mailing list to get instant updates. However, writing verbose advisories on all kernel security issues would be an Herculean task; we currently track 484 kernel security issues in the kernel-sec tracker... Cheers, Moritz
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