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RE: Credentials held unencrypted in memory during runtime

From: Feldhacker, Chris <Feldhacker.Chris_at_principal.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2011 07:55:21 -0500

"Stefan K√ľng, the TortoiseSVN project's lead developer since 2003, heads WANdisco's team of professionals dedicated to the support, development and enhancement of this widely used Subversion client. This enables us to deliver critical fixes without any delay."

I'd be curious if Stefan's views of secure coding best practices is also the official position of WANdisco...
Anybody out there with an official support contract with WANdisco want to report this issue through official channels and see where it leads? It's always interesting to gauge just how much vendors selling support for open source products really can/cannot have an influence... Would WANdisco's response also be "go away"?

-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew [mailto:agaspar_at_odecee.com.au]
Sent: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 12:42 AM
To: users_at_tortoisesvn.tigris.org; Annamalai
Subject: RE: Credentials held unencrypted in memory during runtime


The organisation that I am currently working for has also found this security issue, and being a financial organisation we are considering not allowing our developers to use tortoise SVN.

This should be fixed, as it is a security flaw.

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