On Wed, Oct 12, 2016 at 10:43:41AM -0000, te3...@sigaint.org wrote:
> > We look at the vulnerabilities and make an assessment.
> > Cheers,
> >         Moritz
> >
> 1. If I understood correctly the contents of your reply, on what basis
> does the Debian security team assess the severity of each security
> vulnerability? What are those criteria?

Human judgement based on experience.
> 2. Your latest reply implies strongly the possibility of the Debian
> security team's assessments of security vulnerabilities differing from
> those of the security teams of other popular Linux distros such as Gentoo,
> Kali, ArchLinux, Ubuntu, etc. Am I correct?

Of course, every distribution makes their own assessment. After 
all each distro might ship an affected codebase in different 


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