Gentoo Archives: gentoo-security

From: Eduardo Tongson <propolice@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-security@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] Kernel Security + KISS
Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2008 21:44:21
Message-Id: b18fbe3c0802171343t2c6999c2l3a7efe57f9fd589f@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] Kernel Security + KISS by Sune Kloppenborg Jeppesen
What specific kernel knowledge is needed to get a Kernel advisory up
and running ?

   Ed

On Feb 18, 2008 1:46 AM, Sune Kloppenborg Jeppesen <jaervosz@g.o> wrote:
> 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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Re: [gentoo-security] Kernel Security + KISS Robert Buchholz <rbu@g.o>