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doc: relax requirement on commit messages of security fixes

Message ID 20220310175947.273850-1-luca.boccassi@gmail.com (mailing list archive)
State New
Delegated to: Thomas Monjalon
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Series doc: relax requirement on commit messages of security fixes | expand


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Commit Message

Luca Boccassi March 10, 2022, 5:59 p.m. UTC
From: Luca Boccassi <bluca@debian.org>

Allow more flexibility with embargo lifting by not requiring
mentions of CVEs in commit messages if the lift date allows

Signed-off-by: Luca Boccassi <bluca@debian.org>
 doc/guides/contributing/vulnerability.rst | 5 ++++-
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
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diff --git a/doc/guides/contributing/vulnerability.rst b/doc/guides/contributing/vulnerability.rst
index b6300252ad..fc60e02e37 100644
--- a/doc/guides/contributing/vulnerability.rst
+++ b/doc/guides/contributing/vulnerability.rst
@@ -170,7 +170,10 @@  The patches fixing the vulnerability are developed and reviewed
 by the security team and
 by elected area experts that agree to maintain confidentiality.
-The CVE id and the bug id must be referenced in the patch.
+The CVE id and the bug id must be referenced in the patch if there is no
+embargo, or if there is an embargo, but it will be lifted when the release
+including the patch is published. If the embargo is going to be lifted after the
+release, then the CVE and bug ids must be omitted from the commit message.
 Backports to the identified affected versions are done once the fix is ready.