[wp-forums] Security Alerts
skippy at skippy.net
Wed Aug 10 15:45:37 GMT 2005
Matthew Mullenweg wrote:
> Lorelle VanFossen wrote:
>> How should these issues be dealt with? Are there sites which announce
>> such security alerts that need to be monitored so we can be better
>> informed? Is it better that "we" post first than just wait for someone
>> to panic? How do we get these things confirmed and know if this is
>> valid or just a scare? I'm sure you all have more questions and we all
>> need answers to how this should work.
> On the forums please just:
> 1. Tell them to send a message to security at wordpress.org
> 2. Close the thread
> Discussion is seldom productive in these situations. If there is
> actually a problem (which isn't all the time) we'll make a release as
> soon as possible.
True, discussions can devolve quickly; but we also run the risk of being
accused of trying to "hush up" real criticisms of the software.
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