BleedingTooth: Intel Discloses Early, Angering Linux Lovers

A researcher discovered a high-severity vulnerability in the Linux Bluetooth stack. He reported it privately to the stack’s maintainer, Intel, dubbing it BleedingTooth (not to be confused with the fungus of the same name). However, despite Intel promising coordinated disclosure—to publicly disclose security vulnerabilities only after mitigations are available—the company released the news before fixes were available in the released kernel.

Link: BleedingTooth: Intel Discloses Early, Angering Linux Lovers
via securityboulevard.com

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