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-Linux kernel developers take security very seriously. As such, we'd
-like to know when a security bug is found so that it can be fixed and
-disclosed as quickly as possible. Please report security bugs to the
-Linux kernel security team.
-1) Contact
-The Linux kernel security team can be contacted by email at
-<>. This is a private list of security officers
-who will help verify the bug report and develop and release a fix.
-It is possible that the security team will bring in extra help from
-area maintainers to understand and fix the security vulnerability.
-As it is with any bug, the more information provided the easier it
-will be to diagnose and fix. Please review the procedure outlined in
-REPORTING-BUGS if you are unclear about what information is helpful.
-Any exploit code is very helpful and will not be released without
-consent from the reporter unless it has already been made public.
-2) Disclosure
-The goal of the Linux kernel security team is to work with the
-bug submitter to bug resolution as well as disclosure. We prefer
-to fully disclose the bug as soon as possible. It is reasonable to
-delay disclosure when the bug or the fix is not yet fully understood,
-the solution is not well-tested or for vendor coordination. However, we
-expect these delays to be short, measurable in days, not weeks or months.
-A disclosure date is negotiated by the security team working with the
-bug submitter as well as vendors. However, the kernel security team
-holds the final say when setting a disclosure date. The timeframe for
-disclosure is from immediate (esp. if it's already publicly known)
-to a few weeks. As a basic default policy, we expect report date to
-disclosure date to be on the order of 7 days.
-3) Non-disclosure agreements
-The Linux kernel security team is not a formal body and therefore unable
-to enter any non-disclosure agreements.