Re: Request of authorisation for an upload of Snort in stable to fix 503992
Javier Fernández-Sanguino Peña wrote:
> Hi release team,
> I would like to make an upload to stable to fix bug 503992 of Snort. Basicly,
> this bug was introduced with the patch for a security vulnerability but
> introduced a sigsegv due to an improper call to a function. This error kills
> the Snort IDS as soon as it receives fragmented traffic which. In some
> systems (such as systems behind an ADSL) this seems to happen frequently
Any reason why this regression caused by a security upload, should not
be fixed by a security upload (I've put the Security Team in Cc)?
> Attached is the diff of the Snort release 2.7.0-20.4 I would like to upload
> vs. the version currently in stable.
> I would like permission from the stable release managers to upload this fixed
> version there, thanks.