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Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2011 15:28:23 -0700
From: Oracle Security Alerts <>
To: Tomas Hoger <>
Subject: Re: Closed list

Hash: SHA1

>> We do not expect Red Hat or other vendors to evaluate impact of
>> security vulnerabilities on Oracle Linux, 

> Maybe I'm mis-reading the above statement, but it seems to imply it's
> not uncommon for you to re-do security patches that were applied to
> RHEL packages before building them as OEL updates.  Do you have any
> specific examples to point to (on- or off-list), so we can possibly
> check what mistakes we did?

We are not saying that your security fixes can be incomplete or have mistakes. 
Oracle Linux is different from RHEL.
Issues that do not affect RHEL may affect Oracle Linux or vice versa.
We may also choose to fix an issue in a different way.

- -Chandan
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Best Regards,
Oracle Security Alerts
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