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Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2017 15:50:07 +0200
From: Andreas Stieger <>
Subject: Re: Security bug report read-protected


On 06/09/2017 01:49 AM, Qhdwns123 wrote:
> If you are reporting bugs to the bugzilla site,
> When an anonymous user accesses the page, the following message is displayed and access is blocked.
> "You are not authorized to access bug #632521. To see this bug, you must first log in to an account with the appropriate permissions"
> As far as I know, when you request a CVE, you need to create an accessible reference address for anonymous users.

I do not think this is correct. The CVE request needs to only contain
the minimum information required to identify the issue and assign a CVE.
A bug tracker reference needs to be unique and a permanent identifier,
not necessarily publicly readable at the time of the report.



Andreas Stieger <>
Project Manager Security
SUSE Linux GmbH, GF: Felix Imendörffer, Jane Smithard, Graham Norton,
HRB 21284 (AG Nürnberg)

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