Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2012 21:07:17 -0600 From: Greg Knaddison <greg.knaddison@...uia.com> To: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: CVE's for Drupal Contrib 2012 001 through 057 (67 new CVE assignments) On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 8:10 PM, Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com> wrote: > >> > >> Direct links to the code commits fixing them would be nice =) > > > > We probably can't do this, though it is a fairly common request. > > Our current policy is not to discuss the specific details for at > > least 2 weeks and closer to 6 months if possible. Project usage > > shows that most site builders don't upgrade very quickly. > > Hrmm yeah that's a tough one. Do you do any regression testing to make > sure the new modules don't break things (if people know stuff is > unlikely to break they are more likely to upgrade quickly, usually any > ways). > As a project there is an automated testing framework integrated into the code hosted on drupal.org and a network of servers to run tests pretty quickly, but very few of the contributed modules take advantage of it (there are 16,000 of them after all). I don't think we've gone beyond anecdotes for why people don't upgrade rapidly but it's definitely something we're constantly working to improve the speed of the upgrade cycle. > Perfect! I was just thinking, as long as the main project > contributors/etc. (e.g. you guys in the case of Drupal) do the CVE > requests in a regular and public way (e.g. to OSS-sec) than there is > minimal chance of duplicates and other problems (e.g. someone else > sending a request to Mitre directly or whatever). > > Solid. -- Director Security Services | +1-720-310-5623 Skype: greg.knaddison | http://twitter.com/greggles | http://acquia.com
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