Reporting Kernel security issues

Monday, 17 January 2005, 10:37 AM EST

A lengthy and interesting thread was started on the lkml by Chris Wright looking to define a centralized place to report security issues in the Linux Kernel. Chris offered his services in getting things set up, addressing his email to Linus Torvalds, Andrew Morton, Alan Cox and Marcelo Tosatti. He explained that he wanted to centralize the information "to help track it, make sure things don't fall through the cracks, and make sure of timely fix and disclosure". The resulting discussion was joined by numerous members of the kernel hacking community, exposing a wide range of opinions.

At Kernel Trap.

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