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Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2013 15:17:46 -0800
From: Daniel Kahn Gillmor <>
CC: "Jason A. Donenfeld" <>
Subject: Re: CVE request - Linux kernel: VFAT slab-based buffer

On 02/27/2013 03:00 PM, Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
> it takes your brain less than a single cycle to realize this or
> that memory corruption can lead to priv escalation. 

Even if this were true, it takes much more than a single cycle to write
up a decent security report that can be understood by other people.
Communication takes time and effort.  Good communication takes even more
time and effort.

I want this work to happen as much as you do, but it doesn't help to
trivialize the work you are asking others to do.


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