Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2012 14:41:38 -0400 From: Mark Stanislav <mark.stanislav@...il.com> To: Tim Brown <tmb@...35.com> Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, "Adam D. Barratt" <adam@...m-barratt.org.uk>, Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> Subject: Re: CVE Requests On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 2:37 PM, Tim Brown <tmb@...35.com> wrote: > On Friday 16 Mar 2012 16:11:04 Mark Stanislav wrote: > > All points being made are very much valid and I certainly understand how > > contextually oss-sec may be used to allocation requests under different > > circumstances. > > > > So here's my situation, I'm up for suggestions (of which, "wait longer", > is > > perfectly viable!)... > > > > 1) March 1st, I sent 2 of these CVEs over to Steve Christy at MITRE who > had > > previously allocated 9 prior CVEs in a day or two generally > > 2) March 8th, after not hearing back from Steve, I contacted > > cve@...redirectly with all 5 > > 3) March 15th, after not hearing back from MITRE, I contacted Kurt off > list > > as I've noted his helpfulness doing allocations > > 3a) Kurt pointed me to email the list, rather than him directly (which is > > perfectly fine, but perhaps not the context I was aiming for initially) > > Josh Bressers (Josh, correct me if I'm using your name in vain) used to be > quite happy to assign CVEs for undisclosed (embargoed) F/OSS issues > providing > details were forthcoming with the request. If Josh is no longer able to > fulfil that role due to a change of circumstance at Redhat it would be > nice if > someone stepped into the breach - be that Redhat, Debian or one of the > other > CNAs. There is definately a place for "disclosed to project, being/been > fixed, > not public - can I have a CVE?" without deferring to the distros list or > MITRE > - most of the time projects can respond in a timely fashion, so a minimum > effort approach is ideal. > > As an aside, the public address for MITRE on the web site is wrong AFAIK. > Quoting Steve Christey: > > "Apologies for the delay. In the future, please use cve-assign@...re.org > for requests related to CVE reservation." > Thank you, Tim. I've forwarded them over to that address instead. -Mark > > From last time I went to MITRE (for a closed source product). > > Tim > -- > Tim Brown > <mailto:tmb@...35.com> >
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