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Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2015 09:49:12 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <>
Subject: Re: CVE for Kali Linux

On 03/22/2015 05:04 AM, Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Kurt Seifried:
>> So I guess we enter uncharted territory here.
> No, this is pretty much the same as bug 998:

I meant from the CVE assignment perspective. This was back in 1999, it's
only recently (e.g. the last 6 months or so?) that we've moved the
security bar to:

downloads of updates via HTTP with no other protection == CVE

Kurt Seifried -- Red Hat -- Product Security -- Cloud
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