"The system detected a problem, do you want to report it?" dialog

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Sun Aug 26 14:30:30 UTC 2018

At Sun, 26 Aug 2018 16:08:48 +0200 "Ubuntu user technical support,  not for general discussions" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 2018-08-26 at 15:36 +0200, Oliver Grawert wrote:
> > Am Sonntag, den 26.08.2018, 15:12 +0200 schrieb Ralf Mardorf:
> > > 
> > > We don't need to worry abut such issues, if we manually report bugs.
> > 
> > if you manually report bugs software has no security issues ???
> If you manually report bugs, you don't need to use a tool to report
> bugs, that could suffer from a security issue. This is very important,
> since you claim that the tool to report bugs does "anonymize" the
> reported data, while you don't quote a source to underpin this claim.
> However, even if it should be able to remove all sensible data, it still
> could suffer from a security issue. If you don't use a tool to report a
> bug, no tool could suffer from a security issue.

Right. Only the bug reporting site code (eg Bugzilla or Launchpad or whatever)
has to worry about security issues.


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