Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 14:46:04 +0100 From: Eric Leblond <eric@...it.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Attack on badly configured Netfilter-based firewalls Hello, On Mon, 2012-02-27 at 05:25 +0400, Solar Designer wrote: > Eugene, all - > > On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 09:19:59AM +0800, Eugene Teo wrote: > > > this some months ago. I've also tried to contact the various CERT > > > but they refused to handle the case or did not reply to my > > > requests. > > > > In future, if you tried to get help but you couldn't, feel free to > > send us an email at linux-distros vs.openwall.org. > > When referring people to the distros and linux-distros list, please > always refer them to the wiki page: > > http://oss-security.openwall.org/wiki/mailing-lists/distros Thanks, I will do that for sure. I'm usually on the developer side and handling this case has been really difficult for me. And I didn't do it well. Sorry for that. BR, > > Specifically, we need to ensure that people read this first: > > "Please note that the maximum acceptable embargo period for issues > disclosed to these lists is 14 to 19 days, with embargoes longer than 14 > days (up to 19) allowed in case the issue is reported on a Thursday or a > Friday and the proposed coordinated disclosure date is thus adjusted to > fall on a Monday or a Tuesday. Please do not ask for a longer embargo. > In fact, embargo periods shorter than 7 days are preferable." > > It appears that in this case this would actually be a problem - that is, > based on your suggestion (if you somehow made it to Eric much earlier), > Eric would post to the list e.g. in January and ask for the issue to be > kept private until March - thereby violating the list's maximum embargo > period. > > Thanks, > > Alexander -- Eric Leblond Blog: http://home.regit.org/ Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (199 bytes)
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