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Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2014 09:32:36 +0200
From: Yves-Alexis Perez <>
Subject: Re: OpenSSL 1.0.1 TLS/DTLS hearbeat information
 disclosure CVE-2014-0160

On Wed, Apr 09, 2014 at 12:02:09PM +0530, Huzaifa Sidhpurwala wrote:
> On 04/09/2014 01:07 AM, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > Mon, 07 Apr 2014 06:10 : Huzaifa Sidhpurwala sends a mail to distros
> >                          list with no details but an offer to request
> >                          them privately
> After i sent a mail to distros, i was contacted by security engineers
> from most major distributions. I answered most of the them as soon as i
> could with complete details including the upstream patch.

I'm not sure who are “most major distributions”. We failed to reply in a
timely fashion to that mail (but that's on us), but apparently so did
Ubuntu, Suse sent a mail but got apparently no reply.

In any case, two days notice is a bit out of our comfort zone for
preparing updates, but I think we would have managed to handle it
properly if the embargo didn't break.

So again thanks Red Hat for notification/coordination job, but I'm still
puzzled at what happened earlier, before Red Hat was informed.

Yves-Alexis Perez

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