Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2016 17:06:49 +0100 From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@...e.de> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: why many CVEs are ** RESERVED ** on Mitre On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 03:17:57PM +0000, Sevan Janiyan wrote: > > > On 14/12/2016 15:09, Kurt Seifried wrote: > > I would suggest you consider getting involved in helping create CVEs if it > > is such an important resource, rather then just being a somewhat classic > > "Free rider" > > > > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_rider_problem > > Would creating CVEs help with the reservations of already disclosed CVEs? There is a clear allocation strategy for CVEs, using a multi tiered tree of CNA (candidate naming authorities) CVEs are not randomly grabbed but assigned by these CNAs. Ciao, Marcus
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