Subject: Re: pkg-vulnerabilities error message
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Michal Pasternak <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/29/2003 16:44:49
Perry E. Metzger [Mon, Dec 29, 2003 at 11:20:41AM -0500]:
> We really either need to remove that message, or add a job that
> automatically tweaks the vulnerability list if it hasn't been touched
> in a few days. Getting this message spuriously is a serious pain in
> the neck -- we should not generate errors if all is well.

And how do you know if it is really all well?

Remember, that alarm systems signal something wrong in 2 cases: one is
obviously a security breach -- and second is lack of a control reply
("ping") from security devices. 

Michal Pasternak :: ::