Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2022 22:02:46 -0600 From: John Helmert III <ajak@...too.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: WebKitGTK and WPE WebKit Security Advisory WSA-2022-0001 In this case the advisory was published the same day as the release, but in general I notice that WebKit security advisories are published sometimes weeks after the releases, often with vague changelog notes like "Fix several crashes and rendering issues.". For example, WSA-2021-0006 was released on October 26th, 2021 noting fixes for 2.32.4, 2.34.0, and 2.34.1, which were released on September 17, September 22, and October 21 respectively. With this big of a gap between releases and security advisories, it seems that users and distributors will be unaware of the necessity of updating due to security fixes, sometimes for weeks after the release. Why not always publish advisories close to new releases? Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (834 bytes)
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