Getting security flaws fixed in Open Source software can be tricky and plain hard to do sometimes. The distributed nature of Open Source creates unique challenges with the coordination of security updates. This session will give researchers an idea of how to cooperate with the community, the community how to cooperate with researchers, and interested users an idea of what goes into those security updates they keep having to install.
Josh Bressers is a member of the Red Hat Security Response Team. He is an active member of the Open Source security community and assists a number of projects handling security issues.