|Gentoo Security Project|
|Description||The Gentoo Security Project's mission is to ensure that vulnerabilities in software accessible through the Portage tree are found and fixed in a timely manner, so that our users remain protected against known vulnerabilities.|
|Parent Project||Gentoo Linux|
The following Gentoo developers and staff are not part of the team, but we would like to acknowledge their contributions to the project:
|Agostino Sarubbo||ago||Security Bug Coordination|
|Paweł Hajdan||phajdan.jr||GLSA Coordination: Chromium, V8|
|Ned Ludd||solar||Security patches, Auditing|
|Mike Frysinger||vapier||Security patches|
The following individuals are moving through the Padawans process towards becoming members of the Security Project.
The following meetings have been held so far by the Gentoo Linux Security project:
- Gentoo Security Project Meeting 2010-09-01 ( Log , Summary)
- Gentoo Security Project Meeting 2008-07-14 ( Log , Summary)
RecruitmentWe are currently looking for users interested in helping the project with these jobs:
|GLSA Coordinators||Helping with the coordination of security bugs and GLSAs.||email@example.com|
Arch Security Liaisons
Release Engineering Security Liaison
The current Release Engineering Security liaison is pva.
Becoming a Gentoo Security developer
How to join the team
To participate in the Gentoo Linux Security Project first join the mailing list at firstname.lastname@example.org and sign yourself up a Bugzilla account . You may be able to talk to one of our security developers and/or users in the IRC channel #gentoo-security on irc.freenode.net for more information or just to chat about the security state of existing projects.
The Padawans page explains the entire recruitment process in full detail.
If you want to help us with the creation and coordination of GLSAs, you should read the GLSA Coordinators Guide to see what it takes to be a GLSA Coordinator.
Resources offered by the Security Project are:
- Gentoo Linux Security page
- Full list of all published GLSAs
- Vulnerability Treatment Policy
- GLSA Coordinators Guide, a guide for Security Team members
- Affiliations of the Security team with CERTs, other groups and mailing lists
- Security padawans recruitment process
- Tips for searching and filtering Security bugs
- GLSAMaker2 Guide