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Re: Security testing: need for a security policy, and a security-critical package process



On Mon, 2009-11-23 at 14:08 -0800, Adam Williamson wrote:
> This list of packages
> would be what the QA team would test with regard to the security policy.
> We also believe there ought to be a process for maintaining this list,
> and additions to the packaging guidelines for any new package which
> would be on this list or any existing package for which a proposed
> change would add it to this list. We could also hook AutoQA into this
> process, to run additional tests on security-sensitive packages or alert
> us when a package change was submitted which added security-sensitive
> elements to an existing package. 

I would warn against trying to have a manual static list of packages
here, same as crit-path.  These packages need to be discoverable via
software.

-- 
Jesse Keating
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