[CentOS] It's been six days since CVD-2021-33909 was patched in RHEL, what's the holdup for Stream 8?

Thu Jul 29 17:12:11 UTC 2021
Steven Rosenberg <steven at passthejoe.net>

Thanks to everybody involved. I did the update this morning.

Jul 28, 2021, 8:18 PM by carl at redhat.com:

> kernel-4.18.0-326.el8 is being pushed to the mirrors now.
> On Wed, Jul 28, 2021 at 2:42 PM Brian Stinson <bstinson at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Carl summarized really well how code moves through RHEL and CentOS
>> Stream, and we’re working on making sure we publish a build that has
>> made it through the usual set of RHEL tests. -326 is a possible
>> candidate here.
>> Think about CentOS Stream as the development location for the next-minor
>> release of RHEL.  I’d like to highlight some of the general points
>> related to this discussion:
>> - There are certain classes of CVE that we handle differently from
>> normal development work:
>> https://centos.org/distro-faq/#q4-how-will-cves-be-handled-in-centos-stream
>> <https://centos.org/distro-faq/#q4-how-will-cves-be-handled-in-centos-stream>
>> - Since these fixes need to go into RHEL first, getting them into the
>> development location (CentOS Stream) represents a separate set of work.
>> - Our intent is to get CVE fixes like this into Stream as soon as
>> they’re available within the guidelines referenced in the FAQ
>> In the past updates have gone out quickly, we haven’t artificially held
>> up pushes and we will not do so going forward. We don’t, though, make
>> any forecasts or guarantees about turnaround time, this is to make sure
>> we deliver those fixes correctly.
>> I hope that as we continue rolling out new workflows in CentOS Stream 9,
>> we will be able to provide more direct feedback on patch status at a
>> source code level. Just as a reminder you can view and participate in
>> development happening on Gitlab:
>> https://gitlab.com/redhat/centos-stream/
>> <https://gitlab.com/redhat/centos-stream/>
>> --Brian
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