On Tue, 11 May 2010 15:37:51 +0200
Jaroslav Reznik <jreznik(a)redhat.com> wrote:
On Tuesday 11 May 2010 13:08:53 Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> On 05/11/2010 03:43 PM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > Do we have a security team who evaluate security issues that are
> > filed against any package, and who have the privileges to
> > immediately fix the CVE should the maintainer not be responsive
> > enough wrt the severity of the security problem ? We shouldn't
> > have security fixes blocked on the unreponsive maintainer
> > process. Proven packagers obviously have suitable CVS commit
> > privileges to make the changes, but do any of them actively
> > monitor for security issues & address them ?
> Yes. Security team did monitor and filed the security issue but they
> don't do commits and builds and there is no team outside of them
> taking care of these issues. It would be great to take care of
Would be great to have similar team - I've already did update for
them as provenpackager (unmaintained orphaned package -
mod_auth_shadow) but I wasn't sure about my responsibilities for this
update. Some clarification would be great (I'm not talking about
another policy just recommended practice).
We do have:
I would love to have a provenpackager security team that helps apply
security fixes in a timely manner.