Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2012 14:30:35 -0400 From: Mark Stanislav <mark.stanislav@...il.com> To: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> Subject: Re: CVE Requests On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 1:46 PM, Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> wrote: > On 03/16/2012 09:53 AM, Solar Designer wrote: > > On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 12:20:37AM -0400, Mark Stanislav wrote: > >> None of the details of these issues have been publicly discussed or > released as I am trying (without much success) to allocate a CVE prior to > sending out a coordinated advisory including that identifier as I always > have done and as the mitre site indicates to do. > >> > >> There are no reference links to provide and I am not publicizing > details on this list before the developer can be informed of the CVE. > >> > >> I'm happy to take this off list as I am sure no one cares about any of > this discussion > > In which case you can ask for them on VS@ list where the issue will > remain embargoed. If the issue is so sensitive you cannot leak > details/etc then you need to contact Mitre directly (this will also > ensure no duplicates/etc.). > Is "VS@" supposed to be vendor-sec; the defunct list? Or is there another list I am not aware of? If so, can you please give me the *full* address? Thanks. > > > No, please keep this on the list. Discussions on how to handle > > vulnerability disclosure (including the CVE ID assignment step) are > > definitely on topic for oss-security. > > Yes and I need to finish documenting this stuff (it's become obvious we > need to educate people on how the system works and why it works that > way, we're not insane, we have good reasons for doing it the way we do, > honest =). I'd say you may want to coordinate that documentation with Steve Christy as the nine times he allocated CVEs for me directly, this sort of conversation never came up. I can understand frustration on your part that people may not be educated, but realize that if CNAs handle this process differently, it may not be a matter of education on how 'the system works' but rather consistency within the entire process, agnostic of whom is allocating a CVE. I again, do appreciate your time but I suppose I'll just wait for Steve or whomever is manning cve@...re to contact me back. Best, -Mark > > > Thanks, > > > > Alexander > > (a moderator for oss-security) > > > -- > Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT) >
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