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Date: Sun, 22 Mar 2015 10:05:29 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <>
Subject: Re: CVE for Kali Linux

On 03/22/2015 09:54 AM, Jeremy Stanley wrote:
> On 2015-03-22 09:49:12 -0600 (-0600), Kurt Seifried wrote:
> [...]
>> downloads of updates via HTTP with no other protection == CVE
> And in this case the updates are signed by a key trusted by a
> keyring baked into the OS, so given the presence of "other
> protection" sounds like no CVE needed?

Right but my original question is if a vendor explicitly tells people
not to check them ("download over http and check sums published over
http") is that CVE worthy? I can see both sides of the argument.

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