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Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2015 09:32:56 -0700
From: Roland Dreier <>
To: Shachar Raindel <>
Cc: "" <>, 
	"<> (" <>, 
	"" <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2014-8159 kernel: infiniband: uverbs: unprotected physical
 memory access

On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 12:52 AM, Shachar Raindel <> wrote:
> This is a common practice in the security industry, called
> "responsible disclosure."
> Following the kernel  security bugs policy [1], we reported it to
> the kernel security contacts few days before making the issue public.
> Few days after issue became public, we published a clear report to all
> of the relevant mailing lists.

Isn't the point of responsible disclosure to delay disclosure until a
fix is in place?  What's the point of sending a notification to the
kernel security team if you're going to disclose publicly before the
upstream kernel is fixed?

 - R.

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