On 08/09/2017 12:30 AM, Mark Côté wrote:
Hi, I have an update and a request for comments regarding Phabricator and 
confidential reviews.


First of all, thanks for considering confidential bugs as part of this process. This was my main reason for not using moz-review.

We've completed the functionality around limiting access to Differential 
revisions (i.e. code reviews) that are tied to confidential bugs.  […]

However, users outside of the security group(s) can see confidential bugs if 
they are involved with them in some way.  Frequently the CC field is used as a 
way to include outsiders in a bug.

Note that Bugzilla warns us against adding people who do not have s-s access to s-s bug. (This is an awesome feature by the way)

[…]

First I want to double check that this is truly useful.  […]

I did that multiple time in the past. The main reason for doing it was to CC the person who contributed the patch, such that at best they can contribute a fix as well, and in the worst case they can contribute insight for fixing the issue.

So, not only the CC-ed persons are asked to review, I might ask them to even submit patches to these security bugs. This is a way to gradually empower contributors, from my point of view.

Also, some users can open s-s bugs, and contribute patches too. We should at least accept people from the CC list / reporters to be able to submit new patches.

The second question that would come up is whether this synchronization should 
apply to all revisions or just confidential ones.  […]

Currently Bugzilla has a "private" flag on attachments, and adding anybody without s-s flags in the CC list of the bug should not have access to the private attachments, but should have access to any non-private attachments.

A similar "private" flag could be used to prevent the synchronization of the CC list / reporter which are out-side the s-s group.

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Nicolas B. Pierron
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