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LWN: grsecurity 2.1.0 and Kernel Vulnerabilities

Jan 10, 2005, 13:45 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brad Spengler)

"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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