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LWN: grsecurity 2.1.0 and Kernel Vulnerabilities

Jan 10, 2005, 13:45 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Between December 15th and today, Linus has committed many changes to the kernel. Between January 2nd and today, Andrew Morton has committed several changes to the kernel. 3 weeks is a sufficient amount of time to be able to expect even a reply about a given vulnerability. A patch for the vulnerability was attached to the mails, and in the PaX team's mails, a working exploit as well. Private notification of vulnerabilities is a privilege, and when that privilege is abused by not responding promptly, it deserves to be revoked..."

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