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Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2017 08:28:56 -0400
From: Steve Grubb <sgrubb@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Cc: Georgi Guninski <guninski@...inski.com>
Subject: Re: Estimate for the total number of exploitable bugs in large linux distro?

On Friday, July 14, 2017 5:34:01 AM EDT Georgi Guninski wrote:
> What is an estimate for the total number of exploitable bugs in large
> linux distro?

A few years back, Dan Geer wrote an interesting article about using biological 
models to estimate how many bugs exist. Biologists have the same issue, how 
many fish are in a lake?

http://geer.tinho.net/fgm/fgm.geer.1504.pdf

-Steve

> Also, does the total number decrease, increase or change in other way
> over time?


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