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Re: Audit of Debian/Ubuntu for unfixed vulnerabilities because of embedded code copies

On Mon, Jul 02, 2012 at 07:59:26PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Silvio Cesare]
> > I recently ran the tool and cross referenced identified code copies with
> > Debian's security tracking of affected packages by CVE. I did this for all
> > CVEs in 2010, 2011, and 2012.
> This sound like a job that could become a bit easier if we tagged
> Debian packages with the CPE ids assosiated with CVEs, to make it
> easier to figure out which Debian package are affected by a given CVE.
> Are you aware of my proposal to do this, mentioned on debian-security
> and also drafted on <URL: http://wiki.debian.org/CPEtagPackagesDep >?
> -- 
> Happy hacking
> Petter Reinholdtsen

Has there been any progress with this project? I am glad to help if there is something I can do? This is needed in my opinion.

- Henri Salo

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