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Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:00:00 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <>
Subject: Re: MITRE is adding data intake to its CVE ID process

Oh Lordy. Really?

my rsa 2017 talk is "saving cve with open source" and I'm copresenting  with Kent Landfield from Intel. 

Second hint: the DWF has a block of a million CVE IDs and I intend to use them 😎


> On Feb 10, 2017, at 15:49, Tim <> wrote:
>> This is a fine supplement to the oss-security list, but it completely
>> removes the possibility of natural discussion of CVEs by members
>> of the list.  Valuable insights might never surface unless every list 
>> member manually monitors the database and decides to send a 
>> message regarding a given database entry.
>> In short, it removes the best avenue toward the collaboration upon
>> which all OSS development is based in the first place.  I don't mind
>> if MITRE requires submitters to use their web stuff, but messages
>> generated by that tool should also appear on this list, or something
>> very valuable will be lost.
> It's pretty clear that MITRE's interest is increasingly aligned with
> commercial software vendors and not the open source community at
> large.  I wouldn't hold your breath on improvements to how The MITRE
> Corporation deals with our community.  If you want something better,
> we'll have to build it ourselves.  Note that I'm just the messenger.
> tim

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