Date: Fri, 1 Mar 2013 11:26:34 +0800 From: Eugene Teo <eugeneteo@...nel.sg> To: OSS Security List <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Subject: Re: CVE request - Linux kernel: VFAT slab-based buffer overflow > > > > The linux-distros/oss-sec members can make sure that each issue gets > CVE > > > and it's properly publicly communicated at the right time (preferably > > > when the issue is public -- when it is committed). > > > > > > Should you consider this approach, is there anything I can help with to > > > make that happen? > > > > 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. > > That was most probably Eugene Teo, he's no longer in Red Hat. I am not > subscribed to security@...nel.org. > I heard my name being mentioned. I used to do all that background work but I can't afford to do this full-time anymore. It's not easy but definitely do-able. It can be rather tiring too. Someone needs to be proactive, and make this happen. Petr has worked with me for a few years, and I think he can do this. I also want to bring back my cve-tagged kernel tree. I'm willing to work with any distro's security team who is willing to supply me with the CVE names, and the relevant commits/references. Talk to me if you are interested... Eugene
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