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[Xen-devel] Security support for debug=y builds (Was Re: Xen Security Advisory 37 (CVE-2013-0154) - Hypervisor crash due to incorrect ASSERT (debug build only))

>>> On 07.01.13 at 11:21, Ian Campbell <ijc@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> Options which I can think of are:
>       * debug=y bugs are Just Bugs and not security issues. i.e. they
>         are discussed and fixed publicly on xen-devel and the fix is
>         checked in in the usual way. There is no embargo or specific
>         announcement. changelog may or may not refer to the security
>         implications if debug=y is enabled.


>       * debug=y bugs are security issues regardless, they are treated
>         like any other security issue, i.e. following the process[0].


>       * debug=y bugs are somewhere in the middle. (perhaps no embargo,
>         less formal announcement etc etc)



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