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Date: Fri, 24 Jul 2015 19:37:41 +0200
From: Stephan Wiesand <>
Subject: Re: Qualys Security Advisory - CVE-2015-3245 userhelper - CVE-2015-3246 libuser

On Jul 23, 2015, at 20:43 , Leif Nixon wrote:

> Qualys Security Advisory <> writes:
>> Hello, it is July 23, 2015, 17:00 UTC, the Coordinated Release Date for
>> CVE-2015-3245 and CVE-2015-3246.  Please find our advisory below, and
>> our exploit attached.
> *Why* are you releasing a full exploit just minutes after the patch is
> released?
> (Disclosure: I am employed by Red Hat, but this is my purely personal question.)

Wild guess: Their customers had plenty of time to understand the issue and its impact, and to roll out either a fix or some mitigation. And thus an edge. Looks like "just business...".

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