Date: Sat, 2 Feb 2013 16:15:21 +0200 From: Henri Salo <henri@...v.fi> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: A small backlog of vulnerabilities in Chicken Scheme On Sat, Feb 02, 2013 at 02:59:03PM +0100, Peter Bex wrote: > Recently a handful of security bugs have been found and fixed in the > Chicken Scheme compiler (http://www.call-cc.org). We (the core team) > have decided we'd like to start using CVE identifiers for the benefit > of our users and distributions. Nice! > I'd also like to know if it's possible to get CVE numbers assigned > *before* issuing a security advisory, but without immediate full > disclosure, so an initial advisory can be complete with CVE number. > The CVE can be updated afterwards with the link to the advisory when > it is issued. This should make it easier for users to find information > about the bug. This list's Openwall wiki seems to imply that it's > only possible to request a CVE for an issue given all the information > immediately, but a recent message from Kurt Seifried in a thread about > Jenkins says that it can be done. If it's indeed okay to e-mail Kurt > directly, it would be helpful to include this in the documentation wiki. http://people.redhat.com/kseifrie/CVE-OpenSource-Request-HOWTO.html -- Henri Salo
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