Subject: Re: some help on a security related thing?

Re: some help on a security related thing?

From: Sara Golemon <>
Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2017 19:45:57 -0600

On Sat, Feb 11, 2017 at 5:20 PM, Daniel Stenberg <> wrote:

> We recently received an email about a libssh2 security problem, but it
> turns out basically none of us old "maintainers" of this project (me and
> Alexander Lamaison at least) feel that we have enough time and energy to
> handle it.
> This is ultimately a cry for help that this project needs more hands on
> deck to function, but to at least handle this immediate short-term crisis I
> would like you call for volunteers to help us work on this specific problem
> now. To investigate it and work on a fix, or fixes together with the person
> who has found the issue.
> Failing to deal with it will eventually end up with the issue getting
> published without any action from our end prior to that, and that would be
> very unfortunate.
> Any takers?
> I'm not really up on most of the changes since handing over the project a
decade ago, but I'm more than happy to have something to get my hands dirty
taking a look at.


Received on 2017-02-12