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Old 11-13-2009, 05:58 AM
Yves-Alexis Perez
 
Default Bug#555680: Bug#555680: System information in bug reports may be security-sensitive

On mer., 2009-11-11 at 02:34 +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> The bug script now offers to include network configuration and status.
> The network configuration file /etc/network/interfaces may include
> encryption keys for wireless networks, which we should scrub. There
> is also a more general problem of sensitive information in the kernel
> log, but I'm not sure what we can do about that.

Maybe add a big warning, a preview and a Y/N question about including
the script.

The thing is, if it defaults to N, a lot of people will just use “enter”
without caring much, and kernel team will receive a lot of useless
reports.

Cheers,
--
Yves-Alexis
 

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