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From: ben at (Ben Laurie)
Subject: is not

Florian Weimer wrote:
> zen-parse <> writes:
>>With regards to dealing with iDefense: It's an easier way for me to make
>>sure something is disclosed in an appropriate manner than me finding and
>>contacting all the people who need to be myself. And it gives me some
>>money, which, believe it or not, is useful to have occasionally. 
> IMHO, the iDefense approach is highly questionable.  But I won't argue
> with you in particular about it.
> However, it's highly surprising that the Apache developers call the
> iDefense approach "reasonable disclosure".  Is it reasonable to
> disclose critical information on new security vulnerabilities to
> potential but paying blackhats *on* *the* *same* *day* *the* *vendors*
> *are* *notified*?

Umm. Nope. Guess there is a difference between iDefense and CERT after 
all, then.




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