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Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:42:50 +0000
From: John Haxby <>
Subject: Re: Another Python app (rhn-setup: rhnreg_ks) not checking hostnames in certs properly CVE-2015-1777

> On 10 Mar 2015, at 15:56, Kurt Seifried < <>> wrote:
>>> So prove to us you want to work with us (e.g. by opening up the
>>> MySQL security bugs/test cases) and we can definitely look at
>>> future cooperation.
>> I would really like to be able to do that, but this is a political
>> problem outside my control.
> What you're saying simply is "what you asked me is to hard, so I won't
> do it, heck I won't even try it". This is not the Open Source way.

It’s not hard, it’s impossible.   You seem to imagine that I can get the board to change its mind; you have as much influence as I do.

Please do not harp on about this.


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