[lsb-discuss] Linux security bulletins

David Cunningham dcunningham at voisonics.com
Sun Jun 12 19:11:23 PDT 2011


Thank you for that information - strange we did not find that resource
before. I have no wish to reinvent!

It looks like matching these alerts to the individual packages in various
distributions may be a challenge, but that's another issue.

Thanks again,

On 13 June 2011 10:50, R P Herrold <herrold at owlriver.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 13 Jun 2011, David Cunningham wrote:
>  I realise this may be the wrong list, but perhaps someone can point me in
>> the right direction?
>> We have created a Linux security service which includes monitoring of
>> security updates for various distributions (RedHat, Centos, Fedora,
>> Debian,
>> Ubuntu) so that we can report for each computer what packages need
>> upgraded.
>> During this we found there is no standardisation on how distributions
>> report
>> these bulletins. I think it would be great if every distribution offered,
> you are re-inventing the wheel
> a trailhead might be: http://cve.mitre.org/cve/ but there is much more of
> course.  I recall an XML marked later variant, but there were some IP
> ownersip issues as I recollect
> -- Russ herrold

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