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Date: Thu, 9 Feb 2017 08:07:49 -0800
From: "Steven R. Loomis" <>
Subject: Re: MITRE is adding data intake to its CVE ID process

On 2/9/17 6:54 AM, Peter Bex wrote:
> In an ideal world, free software project leaders should be
> able to request a CVE ID _before_ announcing a vulnerability to their
> user base.  If there were some way to register people as project leaders,
> the "proof" should not be necessary, they should be able to request a
> CVE ID with authority.
 I actually wondered about this very thing, if it was possible to
request an ID before the details were fully available. From your note,
it sounds like this is not the case currently.


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