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OpenSSH bug falls through the cracks

OpenSSH bug falls through the cracks

Posted Apr 10, 2008 3:23 UTC (Thu) by jimparis (subscriber, #38647)
Parent article: OpenSSH bug falls through the cracks

> That email must have gotten lost or been eaten by a spam filter as de Raadt > would
presumably have gotten it to the right people had he seen it.

Presumably.. although it seems that there's mostly a non-story here: the belief and intention
of the parties involved was that the bug had been forwarded upstream, so besides the actual
unintentional miscommunication at some point along the line, everyone tried to do the right
thing.

> The bug description clearly puts it in the realm of a security problem, but > the bug was
not classified that way in the Debian system.

The original submitter gave it "Tags: security", so I think it was classified correctly.


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