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Re: Initial Guidance on Linux Issues


From Cisco perspective we would like to see CVEs assigned to all distributions.
Status: O

And I mean all :)  The four listed here are good start but we use all sorts
of stuff as you can imagine.

I would venture further that other large vendors are in a similar position
like us - with probable exception of Microsoft :)


On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 02:03:50AM +0000, Carsten Eiram wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-cve-editorial-board-list@lists.mitre.org [mailto:owner-cve-
> > editorial-board-list@lists.mitre.org] On Behalf Of Mann, Dave
> > Sent: 17. maj 2012 16:37
> > To: Art Manion; Mark J Cox
> > Cc: cve-editorial-board-list
> > Subject: RE: Initial Guidance on Linux Issues
> > 
> > 
> > FUNDING IS NOT THE ISSUE - I really, really, really want to keep funding
> > levels out of this discussion as much as possible and keep this focused on
> > prioritization and relevance. We've asked if it is required to give full
> > coverage for all vulnerabilities disclosed in the following 4 Linux distros:
> > Debian, Red Hat, Attachmate: SUSE and Ubuntu (Linux).  Mark has argued
> > that for Red Hat, the answer is yes.  What about the other three?
> >From our customers' perspective, there is a definite preference for having full CVE coverage for the following in prioritised order:
> * Red Hat (specifically RHEL Server - our customers have limited interest in e.g. the desktop solutions and Fedora. A full coverage focus could, therefore, be on RHELS only).
> * SUSE (both SLES and openSUSE - interest for e.g. SLED is limited)
> * Debian
> * Ubuntu

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