reporter on deadline seeks comment about reported security bug in FreeBSD

Mel Flynn mel.flynn+fbsd.questions at
Tue Sep 15 12:34:43 UTC 2009

On Tuesday 15 September 2009 09:58:31 Przemyslaw Frasunek wrote:
> Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> > Przemyslaw should email security-officer with any details he thinks are
> > relevant.  Then the security team will make sure to fix the bug for all
> > affected releases of FreeBSD, release a patch with the fix, issue an
> > advisory through the usual channels, and post the details online at our
> > security information web pages at <>.
> I see that I received a lot of criticism after disclosing 6.4
>  vulnerability. Please read some facts:

FWIW, I think some people here read with their eyes closed and I'm wondering 
myself, why security@ did not at least respond with a "we're looking into it, 
please hold on, as we're busy with 8.0 release.".

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