ZDNet: Secure Open Source at Least a Year Away

“Following Coverity’s announcement yesterday that their Prevent
system had caught a very dangerous bug in X Windows, I was given
the chance to talk with their chief scientist, Andy Chou.

“The news he had was bad or good, depending on how you look at
it. It will take over a year to make major open source projects
secure, and meantime each unpatched bug will present real danger to