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Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2013 13:44:00 -0800
From: Greg KH <>
Subject: Re: CVE request - Linux kernel: VFAT slab-based
 buffer overflow

On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 10:26:16PM +0100, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> On mer., 2013-02-27 at 10:05 -0800, Greg KH wrote:
> > Yes, I need someone to actually do this.  There used to be a Red Hat
> > security team member that did this, or so I thought.  What happened to
> > that process?  I'll ask on if someone wants to
> > volunteer to do this, but if not, are you, or anyone else you
> > know/trust
> > willing to do so?
> And do you think it'd be possible to have the same kind of notifications
> for (know security) issues not on security@k.o but committed to the
> tree?

That's the whole problem here, who is going to do such a classification,
and after that, the notification?  The first part is the toughest to do,
as discussed elsewhere in this thread.

greg k-h

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