[Mageia-dev] Status report for Mageia 1 updates, and call for?help from you packagers

nicolas vigier boklm at mars-attacks.org
Fri Aug 26 12:33:34 CEST 2011

On Fri, 26 Aug 2011, Maarten Vanraes wrote:

> Op vrijdag 26 augustus 2011 00:57:26 schreef nicolas vigier:
> > On Thu, 25 Aug 2011, Maarten Vanraes wrote:
> > > Sure, i'm packaging as fast as my RL (and mga2 dev TODO list) allows me.
> > > I guess you should ask Anssi if i'm ready or not. I must say that i'm
> > > not sure if security bugs are actually my thing though. I never hacked
> > > servers, so i don't really know much about it. But in any case, i'm
> > > packaging, and i suppose
> > 
> > Doing security updates has nothing to do with hacking servers, it's
> > looking for the right patch to fix the issue, and updating the package
> > with the patch applied.
> but don't you have to test it that it actually works?

And you don't know how to run an exploit ?

It's interesting that when there is some work to be done, you never know
how to do anything, but it's never a problem to talk about anything like
an expert, give your opinion about everything, say what should be done,
how it should be done, etc ...

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