On Tue, 2005-02-01 at 16:02 +0100, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
On Tue, 2005-02-01 at 09:50 -0500, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> I look forward to building pathological packages that have a requires
> on a CVE name provides.
could require all the CVE's that are ciritical to be fixed
yum update fedora-secure-system
would then only pull security updates down....
This sort of requires a way to handle packages that you don't install -
for example package flurble needs an empty package not-flurble (which
conflicts with flurble) so that when CAN-9999-999 is issued for flurble,
which then means fedora-secure-system now requires CAN-9999-999, a new
empty not-flurble can also provide the CVE name.
The alternative is that following a CVE issue everyone's box gets a
(hopefully fixed) version of the vulnerable package even if they were
not running in previously.
This makes my head hurt.
[ Nigel Metheringham Nigel.Metheringham(a)InTechnology.co.uk ]
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