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Re: [suse-security] SuSE Security Announcement - make-3.77
  • From: "L. Sassaman" <rabbi@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2000 17:54:43 -0500 (EST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.QNWS_2.0003031754190.30026-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
It is in his latest Cryptogram. See www.counterpane.com for links.

On Wed, 1 Mar 2000, cogNiTioN wrote:

> 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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L. Sassaman

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