Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2017 11:09:39 -0700 From: Anthony Liguori <anthony@...emonkey.ws> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: accepting new members to (linux-)distros lists On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 10:56 AM, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote: > On Sat, Jul 08, 2017 at 04:11:25PM +0200, Salvatore Bonaccorso wrote: >> On Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 10:02:40PM +0200, Solar Designer wrote: >> > 6. If CVE IDs are requested, the report is valid, and you're a CNA, >> > assign those (requesting any required information from the reporter >> > first) >> > >> > 7. If the report does not mention CVE IDs (neither requests nor provides >> > them, and doesn't mention the reporter having requested them elsewhere), >> > yet the report is valid and it looks like distros will need CVE IDs, and >> > you're a CNA, ask the reporter whether they have already requested CVE >> > IDs elsewhere, then assign those if they haven't been requested >> > elsewhere >> >> Speaking for Debian: Debian beeing a CNA can *help* monitoring those >> explicitly and assign where needed CVEs from the assigned pool. > > I've listed Debian as backup for the two CVE tasks above. I've also > listed Red Hat as primary for these two tasks, based on Red Hat's > contributions so far. And I've listed Cloud Linux and Gentoo beside > the tasks they kindly volunteered for in postings in here. > > I see that Gentoo is already active at their tasks, including reminding > reporters to post to oss-security and taking care of the SPICE posting > (when the reporter wasn't available to make it on time): > > http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2017/07/14/1 > > as well as collecting statistics. Thanks! > >> We are already as well contributing to other tasks, and will continue >> to do so as time permits. > > Thank you! > > However, many tasks remain vacant, with no distro responsible for them. > This doesn't mean they're not getting done - just that no particular > distro is responsible - yet that's something I'd like to see change. > > Specifically, all 6 of the technical tasks and 5 of 13 administrative > tasks are now fully vacant. Additionally, 11 of the administrative > tasks have no backup. We (Amazon Linux) are very happy to fill in whatever gaps are needed. Most of the places where that can be done most effectively already have a primary. I hate to just sign up to be backup but if we did that, we would track independently to ensure nothing got missed. So maybe backup for administrative tasks 9-13 and then we can be primary for technical task 3? We already test all of these fixes so responding with a report of the testing we've done is straight forward enough. Regards, Anthony Liguori > > These distros have no task assigned: ALT Linux, Amazon Linux AMI, Arch > Linux, Chrome OS, Openwall, Oracle, Slackware, SUSE, Ubuntu, Wind River, > FreeBSD, NetBSD/pkgsrc. > > Openwall might be exempt for now for us running the lists and being the > last resort fallback for most tasks. ;-) The rest should volunteer for > some tasks now! > > Red Hat almost made this list, except that I listed them for the two CVE > tasks on my own. > > http://oss-security.openwall.org/wiki/mailing-lists/distros#contributing-back > > Alexander
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