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Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2015 23:22:33 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <>
Subject: Re: USBCreator D-Bus service

On 04/22/2015 07:49 PM, Solar Designer wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 05:50:35PM -0700, Tavis Ormandy wrote:
>> On Wednesday, April 22, 2015, Seth Arnold <> wrote:
>>> We treat local root escalation vulnerabilities with a high priority[1].
>> I wish you had spoken up during the previous discussion. It was my
>> impression that embargoes for local privilege escalations were universally
>> considered deprecated.
> I think Kurt's comment (in the linux-distros discussion) on not needing
> further vulnerability reports embargoed applied solely to ABRT.
> I can see how this can appear as extending to any local root issues, for
> users who have ABRT installed and enabled.
> Kurt might want to clarify this.
> Alexander

Clarification won't be possible for a bit, I'm actually meeting with
Tavis tomorrow to discuss this and other things (this was scheduled some
time ago, it seems I was right in assuming this would become a bigger
issue =).

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