Commit 580049c0 authored by Sytse Sijbrandij's avatar Sytse Sijbrandij

Separate procedures for both releases.

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By submitting code as an individual you agree to the [individual contributor license agreement](doc/legal/individual_contributor_license_agreement.md). By submitting code as an entity you agree to the [corporate contributor license agreement](doc/legal/corporate_contributor_license_agreement.md).
## Security vulnerability disclosure
Please report suspected security vulnerabilities in private to support@gitlab.com, also see the [disclosure section on the GitLab.com website](http://www.gitlab.com/disclosure/). Please do NOT create publicly viewable issues for suspected security vulnerabilities.
## Closing policy for issues and pull requests
GitLab is a popular open source project and the capacity to deal with issues and pull requests is limited. Out of respect for our volunteers, issues and pull requests not in line with the guidelines listed in this document may be closed without notice.
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* It is a single commit (please use `git rebase -i` to squash commits)
For examples of feedback on pull requests please look at already [closed pull requests](https://github.com/gitlabhq/gitlabhq/pulls?direction=desc&page=1&sort=created&state=closed).
## Security vulnerabilities
Please report security vulnerabilities in private to support@gitlab.com; also see http://www.gitlab.com/disclosure/. Do NOT create GitHub issues for security vulnerabilities.
# Things to do when creating new release
# Things to do when creating new monthly minor or major release
NOTE: This is a guide for GitLab developers. If you are trying to install GitLab see the latest stable [installation guide](install/installation.md) and if you are trying to upgrade, see the [upgrade guides](update).
## Install guide up to date?
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# Things to do when doing an out-of-bound security release
NOTE: This is a guide for GitLab developers. If you are trying to install GitLab see the latest stable [installation guide](install/installation.md) and if you are trying to upgrade, see the [upgrade guides](update).
## When to do a security release
Do a security release when there is a critical issue that needs to be adresses before the next monthly release. Otherwise include it in the monthly release and note there was a security fix in the release announcement.
## Security vulnerability disclosure
Please report suspected security vulnerabilities in private to support@gitlab.com, also see the [disclosure section on the GitLab.com website](http://www.gitlab.com/disclosure/). Please do NOT create publicly viewable issues for suspected security vulnerabilities.
## Release Procedure
1. Verify that the issue can be repoduced
1. Acknowledge the issue to the researcher that disclosed it
1. Fix the issue on a feature branch, do this on the private dev.gitlab.org server and update the VERSION and CHANGELOG
1. Consider creating and testing workarounds
1. Create feature branches for the blog posts on GitLab.org and GitLab.com and link them from the code branch
1. Merge the code feature branch
1. Create a git tag vX.X.X for CE and another one for EE
1. Push the code and the tags to all the CE and EE repositories
1. Merge and publish the blog posts
1. Send tweets about the release from @gitlabhq and @git_lab
1. Send out an email to the subscribers mailing list on MailChimp
1. Send out an email to [the community google mailing list](https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/gitlabhq)
1. Send out an email to [the GitLab newsletter list](http://gitlab.us5.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=498dccd07cf3e9482bee33ba4&id=98a9a4992c)
1. Post a signed copy of our announcement to [oss-security](http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/) and request a CVE number
1. Add the security researcher to the [Security Researcher Acknowledgments list](http://www.gitlab.com/vulnerability-acknowledgements/)
1. Thank the security researcher in an email for their cooperation
1. Update the blogposts when we receive a CVE number
## Blog post template
XXX Security Advisory for GitLab
A recently discovered critical vulnerability in GitLab allows [unauthenticated API access|remote code execution|unauthorized access to repositories|XXX|PICKSOMETHING]. All users should update GitLab and gitlab-shell immediately.
### Version affected
GitLab Community Edition XXX and lower
GitLab Enterprise Edition XXX and lower
### Fixed versions
GitLab Community Edition XXX and up
GitLab Enterprise Edition XXX and up
### Impact
On GitLab installations which use MySQL as their database backend it is possible for an attacker to assume the identity of any existing GitLab user in certain API calls. This attack can be performed by [unauthenticated|authenticated|XXX|PICKSOMETHING] users.
### Workarounds
If you are unable to upgrade you should apply the following patch and restart GitLab.
XXX
### Credit
We want to thank XXX of XXX for the reponsible disclosure of this vulnerability.
## Email template
We just announced a security advisory for GitLab at XXX
Please contact us at support@gitlab.com if you have any questions.
## Tweet template
We just announced a security advisory for GitLab at XXX
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