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Re: [GENERAL] [pgsql-advocacy] MySQL worm attacks Windows servers

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>,Dawid Kuroczko <qnex42(at)gmail(dot)com>, Neil Conway <neilc(at)samurai(dot)com>,Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>, pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org,Chris Travers <chris(at)travelamericas(dot)com>,pgsql-general <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>,pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [GENERAL] [pgsql-advocacy] MySQL worm attacks Windows servers
Date: 2005-01-30 19:44:59
Message-ID: 20050130194459.GB6222@dcc.uchile.cl (view raw or flat)
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On Sun, Jan 30, 2005 at 12:55:28PM -0500, Tom Lane wrote:

> We don't really have an official security contact.  The next best thing
> is to send such reports to pgsql-core, which is not an open list, but
> will reach a good chunk of those with an interest in fixing such
> problems.

IMHO this fact should be more clearly announced somewhere on the
website.  A little phrase like "Please send security vulnerability
reports to pgsql-core(at)postgresql(dot)org" at the top of the developer's page
should do.

-- 
Alvaro Herrera (<alvherre[(at)]dcc(dot)uchile(dot)cl>)
"Some men are heterosexual, and some are bisexual, and some
men don't think about sex at all... they become lawyers" (Woody Allen)

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