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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] Document security reporting & handling process



On Tue, Jun 04, 2013 at 09:33:15AM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 06/04/2013 04:06 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > From: "Daniel P. Berrange" <berrange redhat com>
> > 
> > Historically security issues in libvirt have been primarily
> > triaged & fixed by the Red Hat libvirt members & Red Hat
> > security team, who then usually notify other vendors via
> > appropriate channels. There have been a number of times
> > when vendors have not been properly notified ahead of
> > announcement. It has also disadvantaged community members
> > who have to backport fixes to releases for which there are
> > no current libvirt stable branches.
> > 
> > To address this, we want to make the libvirt security process
> > entirely community focused / driven. To this end I have setup
> > a new email address "libvirt-security redhat com" for end
> > users to report bugs which have (possible) security implications.
> > 
> > This email addr is backed by an invitation only, private
> > archive, mailing list. The intent is for the list membership
> > to comprise a subset of the libvirt core team, along with any
> > vendor security team engineers who wish to participate in a
> > responsible disclosure process for libvirt. Members of the
> > list will be responsible for analysing the problem to determine
> > if a security issue exists and then issue fixes for all current
> > official stable branches & git master.
> > 
> > I am proposing the following libvirt core team people as
> > members of the security team / list (all cc'd):
> > 
> >    Daniel Berrange (Red Hat)
> >    Eric Blake (Red Hat)
> >    Jiri Denemar (Red Hat)
> >    Daniel Veillard (Red Hat)
> >    Jim Fehlig (SUSE)
> >    Doug Goldstein (Gentoo)
> >    Guido Günther (Debian)
> > 
> > We don't have anyone from Ubuntu on the libvirt core team.
> > Serge Hallyn is the most frequent submitter of patches from
> > Ubuntu in recent history, so I'd like to invite him to join.
> > Alternatively, Serge, feel free to suggest someone else to
> > represent Ubuntu's interests.
> 
> Is it worth adding any BSD representation? Roman Bogorodskiy might be
> the best candidate on that front.

Yep, meant to mention that. I was not sure whether any *BSD is actually
distributing formal libvirt packages to users yet, or if they're still
just at the code porting stage. Roman, what's the status of the FreeBSD
port / packaging effort from your POV ?

Daniel
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