Date: Mon, 3 Jun 2013 10:51:19 -0700 From: Lloyd Dewolf <lloydostack@...il.com> To: Jeremy Stanley <fungi@...goth.org> Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, OpenStack Mailing List <openstack@...ts.launchpad.net> Subject: Re: [Openstack] [OSSA 2013-013] Keystone client local information disclosure (CVE-2013-2013) Thanks Jeremy, I agree with you. I prefer a follow up after the fact. Interestingly, the OSSA 2013-014 notice did include "python-keystoneclient fix (will be included in upcoming 0.2.4 release)". Thank you, Lloyd On Mon, Jun 3, 2013 at 10:37 AM, Jeremy Stanley <fungi@...goth.org> wrote: > On 2013-06-03 10:01:03 -0700 (-0700), Lloyd Dewolf wrote: >> I appreciate that it often isn't appropriate, but in this case it >> might have been beneficial to include python-keystoneclient >> version 0.2.4 where this is first resolved. > > What's the better way to do that, do you think? Delay the > announcement until a new release is tagged, guess what the release > will be numbered (possibly doable with the assistance of the > developers as long as they don't change their minds), or follow up > to the announcement after the fact? I opted for expediency and > accuracy, indicating the date and commit hash stating "will appear > in the next release," but am happy to entertain alternative > approaches there. > > I agree it's less than ideal for end users reading the announcement > and trying to decide whether they're running a new enough version of > the client to have access to that feature, though I guess the > manpage or --help output is the first place I would look as a user > if it came into question. Also, with many users running > stable-distribution-packaged clients with fixes backported, upstream > version numbers can be fairly irrelevant to those users in the short > term as they may have the fix in a client reporting to be running an > older version. > -- > Jeremy Stanley > > _______________________________________________ > Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~openstack > Post to : openstack@...ts.launchpad.net > Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~openstack > More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp -- -- @lloyddewolf http://www.pistoncloud.com/
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