Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2013 09:53:47 -0700 From: Tim <tim-security@...tinelchicken.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, kseifried@...hat.com Subject: Re: Thoughts on a vuln/CVE? > However my original question still stands, can/should we consider a > common configuration of software that goes from being secure to > insecure to be worthy of a CVE? A lot of things that used to be common > practice (like shipping every service/server enabled, all accounts > active, all access enabled, anonymous uploads allowed, etc.) are now > seen as security vulnerabilities/exposures. To me, it's a big grey area as far as assigning a CVE for stuff like this. But there's no reason we shouldn't raise awareness through venues like the various CERTs. Though it seems US-CERT is only really good at re-sending microsoft and apple advisories these days. =( tim
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