Re: Is the Linux kernel underfunded? Lack of quality and security?

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On Wed, Nov 18, 2020 at 08:30:48PM +0100, Evan Rudford wrote:
> I believe that Spectre and Meltdown are kind of orthogonal to many
> other security threats.
> Yes, I fully agree that Spectre and Meltdown need to be addressed, but
> I still consider arbitrary buffer overflows in parsing libraries as
> more dangerous than "typical" Spectre/Meltdown threats.

You do realize that the kernel does very little parsing, and doesn't
use any parsing libraries, right?

In any cases, do you have a specific proposal you'd like to make?  Or
do you have something specific you'd be interested in doing, yourself,
to help make things better?

						- Ted

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