Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:49:25 +0100 From: r.hering@....de To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: How to deal with reporters who don't want their bugs fixed? Point is, many "security researchers" overly pretend to work for security hiding intention for fame / paper publications / product selling. Accept unnecessary long embargoes then you support this behaviour but might provide patches faster after public release. Reject unnecessary long embargoes then you discourage this behaviour but might provide patches slower after public release next time. I think the decision is always individual per vulnerability weighting how grave/easy to find/abuse it is vs. how interested you are in future early reports. Keeping it individual without public announced maximum embargo time would also help prevent folks from jumping to 0daying everything per default:) (°X|
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