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About freebsd-security
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This is a technical discussion list covering FreeBSD security issues. The intention is for the list to contain a high-signal, low-noise discussion of issues affecting the security of FreeBSD.

Welcome topics include Cryptography (as it relates to FreeBSD), OS bugs that affect security, and security design issues. Denial-of-service (DoS) issues are less important than problems that allow an attacker to achieve elevated privilege, but are still on-topic.

General system administrator questions of an FAQ nature are off-topic for this list, but the creation and maintenance of a FAQ is on-topic. Thus, the submission of questions (with answers) for inclusion into the FAQ is welcome. Such question/answer sets should be clearly marked as (at least "FAQ submission") such in the subject.

The FAQ will be posted to the list regularly (There is not one at the moment - this will be rectified).

Flamewars, personal attacks, low-signal postings (such as gratuitous "Me Too!" messages) and other off-topic submissions are unwelcome. Heated discussions and discussions of questionable relevance are invited to be conducted off-line until an on-topic conclusion is reached.

Very specifically, licensing issues are off-topic.

Equally specifically, replying to off-topic posts is also off-topic. Responding to trolls, taunts, jibes, spam etc is FORBIDDEN. If you must respond, do so in private mail.

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To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the freebsd-security Archives.

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