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Re: Re: what we REALLY learned from WMF
From: Devdas Bhagat <devdas () dvb homelinux org>
Date: Fri, 6 Jan 2006 21:42:07 +0530

On 05/01/06 16:07 -0800, Susan Bradley, CPA aka Ebitz - SBS Rocks [MVP] wrote:
<snip>

If the security issue has been responsible disclosed, there is a process 
that is needed to build a patch and test the patch.  Some issues take 
more than 'days' sir.  And testing takes time as well, sir.

A question for people who find such exploitable bugs and report them
upstream. 

How many days does it take for upstream to patch and release bugfix?
It would be nice if you could include the severity of the bug as well.
(Vendor and product names, product versions would be nice as well).
Quite a few of us generally get to know only when the fix is released.

Devdas Bhagat
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