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Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:47:04 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <>
Subject: Re: list policy (Re: Truly scary SSL 3.0 vuln to be
 revealed soon:)

Will someone/people vet the exploits to make sure they are not trojan
horses/self harming (e.g. the rm -rf * embedded in it somewhere?).
Strikes me as a heck of a watering hole attack potentially (and yes,
list members should know better, but ... yeah).

On 28/10/14 07:47 AM, Alexander Cherepanov wrote:
> On 2014-10-15 12:30, Solar Designer wrote:
>> - Please don't send fully working exploits (but testcases that exercise
>> the flaw are welcome)
>> FWIW, I've always been tempted to remove the latter guideline,
> Then perhaps just remove it? It always seemed to me a strange
> restriction. Other guidelines are either technical in nature or they are
> intended to reduce the amount of noise. This restriction seems to be
> neither.
> Of you can replace it with something like this:
> - Please only send fully working exploits which themselves are open-source.

Kurt Seifried -- Red Hat -- Product Security -- Cloud
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