Gentoo Archives: gentoo-security

From: Sune Kloppenborg Jeppesen <jaervosz@g.o>
To: gentoo-security@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] Kernel Security + KISS
Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2008 17:46:56
Message-Id: 200802171846.01731.jaervosz@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-security] Kernel Security + KISS by Casey Link
On Saturday 16 February 2008, Casey Link wrote:
> I understand the logic behind not including kernel vulnerabilities in > regular GLSAs but in that thread > an up and coming solution (KISS) was mentioned. That was back in 2005 > and now according to the Gentoo Kernel Security sub-project page the > project is stalled. Whatever happened to the KISS project?
I sadly died before going live and the original kernel developer left.
> I think notifying users of relevant kernel vulnerabilities is > important and I would like to help if possible. What is the current > state of things regarding kernel vulnerability reporting?
I agree. However we need people with kernel knowledge and time to handle security issues for all kernel sources. Anyone interested should mail security@g.o. -- Sune Kloppenborg Jeppesen Gentoo Linux Security Team -- gentoo-security@l.g.o mailing list

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