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Re: [CVEPRI] Handling new vulnerabilities discovered by Steve Christey

At 09:36 AM 9/21/00 -0400, Adam Shostack wrote:
>Alice discovers a vulnerability, and wants to tell Bob, but thinks Bob
>may steal it.

If I understand correctly, the concern is that someone might
"steal" the "credit" for disclosing something? So is this just
an exercise in protecting marketing rights to see who gets to
publicly count coup on a vendor?


Marcus J. Ranum
Chief Technology Officer, Network Flight Recorder, Inc.
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