Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 06:51:02 -1000 From: akuster <akuster@...sta.com> To: Dan Rosenberg <dan.j.rosenberg@...il.com> CC: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, Josh Bressers <bressers@...hat.com> Subject: Re: Closed list Dan, I personally want a public list but its more of an internal Company philosophy / process issue and more importantly what our customers think. There could even be contractual issues involved. If one would look at our customer list, I think one could indirectly determine that we would have to provide security fixes ( http://mvista.com/customers.php ). How do I meet the requirement of "Proof"? - Armin On 04/13/2011 06:19 AM, Dan Rosenberg wrote: > Hi Armin, > >> What method of proving this would be acceptable? screen shot, temporary >> access to our site, public list or other? >> > > I'm confused why you think posting an advisory publicly would somehow > put your customers in any sort of additional danger. All of the > vulnerabilities you would be fixing are certain to have public > advisories for other distributions, so it seems obvious that your > customers would be affected also. It's not as though your advisories > are the only indication to an attacker that your customers are > vulnerable. > > Regards, > Dan
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