reporter on deadline seeks comment about reported security bug
jhelfman at e-e.com
Mon Sep 14 21:31:46 UTC 2009
On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 05:21:48PM -0400, Mikel King thus spake:
>On Sep 14, 2009, at 3:12 PM, Dan Goodin wrote:
>> Dan Goodin, a reporter at technology news website The Register.
>> researcher Przemyslaw Frasunek says versions 6.x through 6.4 of
>> has a security bug. He says he notified the FreeBSD Foundation on
>> 29 and never got a response. We'll be writing a brief article about
>> this. Please let me know ASAP if someone cares to comment.
>> Kind regards,
>> Dan Goodin
>Hasn't 6.x been End Of Lifed? I mean considering that 8.0 is expected
>to be released either later this month or early next, and 6.x will be
>officially retired at that time, is it possible that this was
>overlooked? Personally I don't think it's ever good to overlook
>security, especially in the case of a root exploit.
Looks like the EOL will be: November 30, 2010
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