Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2014 08:35:11 +0200 From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@...e.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: OpenSSL 1.0.1 TLS/DTLS hearbeat information disclosure CVE-2014-0160 On Tue, Apr 08, 2014 at 12:05:25AM +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote: > On Mon, Apr 07, 2014 at 01:56:27PM -0700, Reed Loden wrote: > > I just asked around on IRC, and one of the Ubuntu guys said they didn't > > get any prior notification of this, so fixed packages won't be out > > until tomorrow at the earliest (for Ubuntu). > > Nor Debian neither Suse were aware either. Just for correctness, SUSE (and the other distros members) received Redhats heads up yesterday morning. > > Was this not coordinated with the distros at all? If not, that seems > > like major fail on the reporters and NCSC-FI's part. :/ > > There was a mail from Red Hat on monday morning (CEST) with no detail > and a CRD to april 9th. It seems OpenSSL advisory came a bit > uncoordinated, actually, which (it seems) triggered the release of the > heartbeat and cloudfare posts, as well as the Red Hat one here. Giving the impact an immediate release on any indications that this was public is better. Ciao, Marcus
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