cvs commit: ports/security/portaudit-db/database portaudit.txt
Jacques A. Vidrine
nectar at FreeBSD.org
Tue Aug 17 11:25:22 PDT 2004
On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 02:05:21PM -0400, Tom Rhodes wrote:
> On Tue, 17 Aug 2004 12:58:47 -0500
> "Jacques A. Vidrine" <nectar at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> > [Moving to freebsd-vuxml ... oh how I wish Bcc worked so that people on
> > the other list knew where this went :-) ]
> NOTE: I am not subscribed to this list yet! I'm working on that
> right now!
> > On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 07:46:16PM +0200, Oliver Eikemeier wrote:
> > > When you can live with the dummy text produced by my perl script
> > > ("Please contact the FreeBSD Security Team for more information.") and
> > > we can make the `discovered' entry optional, fine with me. I can write
> > > a `make entry' perl script that parses a form an generates a template
> > > entry, send-pr like.
> > FWIW, this sounds fine by me, except about the <discovered> part.
> > I see your point about it though... it may be dangerous to have a
> > bogus value (like the date of entry), because it may not get corrected
> > later. But I don't want it optional, so that it is not forgotten.
> > Perhaps we need the possiblity of marking something explicitly
> > <unspecified> for such occassions ...
> > In the mean time, could the date of entry be used? And perhaps a
> > comment could be a workaround for now, something like
> > <discovered>2004-08-17</discovered> <!-- XXX please correct --->
> > Ugly, I know, but the current format wasn't made for
> > works-in-progress. Maybe we can make some options for that...
> How about N/A or "Unknown"? That shows that it needs corrected
> and that there is no problem.
Thank you, I'm braindead lately. We don't need another element or
anything, we can just use a fixed string instead of a date string. I
but the others (in lower case) might be OK, also. But let's just pick
I'll have to check if this breaks anything existing, but I feel it will
be easy to accomodate.
> > By way of example, I've been using FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE-p1 == 4.7_1. I'm
> > not entirely satisfied and I am open to suggestions. This part has been
> > ill-specified. :-(
> Why not ident(1) on the specific files? A quick sh script could
> do this using variables parsed from VuXML entries.
/me runs away
Jacques Vidrine / nectar at celabo.org / jvidrine at verio.net / nectar at freebsd.org
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