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Re: ISS X-Force Security Advisories on Checkpoint Firewall-1 and VPN-1

  • From: Valdis.Kletnieks
  • Date: Thu Feb 05 15:22:22 2004

On Thu, 05 Feb 2004 14:56:13 EST, "Steven M. Bellovin" said:

> Why is that bad?  I have no objection to giving vendors a reasonable 
> amount of time to fix problems before announcing the whole.  Or is your 
> point that two days hardly seems like enough time to develop -- and 
> *test* -- a fix?

Two days is plenty if it's a Homer Simpson-esque "D'Oh!" bug.  Probably
not if it's something that requires some regression testing.

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