[development] Security Updates

nan wich nan_wich at bellsouth.net
Fri Aug 6 18:49:14 UTC 2010

I wouldn't get interested if it was on the dev branch. This is on the official 
release, so I guess I'll write it up and send it in.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. -- Dr. Martin L. King, Jr.

From: Kieran Lal <kieran at acquia.com>
To: development <development at drupal.org>
Sent: Fri, August 6, 2010 2:35:12 PM
Subject: Re: [development] Security Updates

Hi, one caveat.

The Drupal security team only release security announcements and releases for 
certain types of releases.  See 

Which Releases Get Security Advisory? in 
So if you are in your development branch and you find a security issue you just 
introduced, just go ahead and fix it yourself with a security tag.  If you 
discover a vulnerability that's in a release type that is covered report it to 
the security team.

If anyone else on the security team wants to clarify further go ahead.


On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 11:10 AM, nan wich <nan_wich at bellsouth.net> wrote:

I've noticed that more and more security advisories are reported by module 
maintainers. In the past, if I noticed a security problem, I would fix it and 
commit the change without saying anything. It was sort of embarrassing to me to 
have an SA filed. However, that didn't mean that users would pick up the fixed 
>Are maintainers now flagging their own issues as a way to "force" people to 
>update to the newest code?

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