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Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:27:09 +0100
From: "Jason A. Donenfeld" <>
To: Daniel Kahn Gillmor <>
Subject: Re: CVE request - Linux kernel: VFAT slab-based buffer overflow

On Thu, Feb 28, 2013 at 12:17 AM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor
<> wrote:
> 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 agree with this. I was referring to Greg's first mentioned stage of
classifying the bug, which for some cases is easy, though, as I said,
not in all cases. What you refer to is Greg's mentioned second stage,
of notification. This often can indeed be time consuming, as you

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