[Mailman-Users] any info on this reported exploit?

Jim Popovitch jimpop at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 27 21:58:09 CET 2006

Brad Knowles wrote:
> At 3:41 PM -0500 2006-01-27, Jim Popovitch wrote:
>>>  5.  Security patches are asynchronous, like earthquakes, they happen
>>>   when they happen.
>>  Very bad analogy.  Hurricanes would be better.  There is plenty of
>>  potential for user-base warning before a patch is to be released.
>     No, Stephen was right -- the model is Earthquakes.  

No, Stephen specifically said "Security patches".  Patches don't 
materialize overnight and surprise *everyone*, sadly just the users.

-Jim P.

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