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Re: [suse-security] SuSE Security Announcement - make-3.77
  • From: cogNiTioN <cognition@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2000 12:45:26 +0000 (GMT)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.10.10003011243320.3066-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 1 Mar 2000, L. Sassaman wrote:

> Bruce Schneier has a very good piece about this. In it he condems
> publishing exploits, and *demands* that those who find exploits give the
> vendors ample time (not just a few days) to fix the hole.

Have you got a link?

> This is just good security practice. It is hoped that, in turn, the other
> vendors will do the same.

It still seems to me that this leaves more users open to attack. But, hey,
what do I know.

/cog


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