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Re: CVS security audit?

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: CVS security audit?
Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2003 21:00:46 -0500 (EST)

Eric Siegerman writes:
> Now, I seem to recall that one of the big objections to pserver
> is that CVS "has never had a security audit".  Once the Savannah
> audit is finished, that objection goes away.  How will that
> affect peoples' level of confidence in pserver and the like?

The objection is that CVS was never *designed*, or even *intended*, to
be secure.  An audit will affect my confidence not one whit -- it's
sufficient to keep honest people honest, nothing more.

-Larry Jones

Like I'm going to get any sleep NOW. -- Calvin

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