[thelist] News Item: Major Security Flaw in CVS

James Aylard evolt at pixelwright.com
Thu Jan 23 14:01:00 CST 2003

David Kaufman wrote:

>> http://news.com.com/2100-1001-981830.html
>> Not to start a flame war, I do hope that this brings a bit of
>> balance to the commercial vs. open source debate.
> if by that you mean that you hope this stops people from believing
> that open source software is more secure than commercial software

    Not necessarily. But this argument is often made cavalierly, almost as a
religious tenet. There can be serious flaws in open source software,
depending on who is writing it and who is bothering to check it.

James Aylard
jaylard at members.evolt.org

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