Re: RC bug #527862: libmilter1.0.1: segfault in libmilter - using milter-greylist and mimedefang - both dies
On Sat, Dec 11, 2010 at 04:10:42AM -0800, Don Armstrong wrote:
> fixed 527862 8.14.4-1
> severity 527862 important
> close 527862
> On Sat, 11 Dec 2010, Harald Jenny wrote:
> > first my apologies for this mass mailing but as the problem described in the
> > subject affects a dozen of programs (at least according to their Depends-field)
> > I thought it would be beneficial to allow everybody to participate in this
> > "conversation". The issue at hand is that a bug in the current version of
> > libmilter which is available in Debian Squeeze (8.14.3-9.4) leads to sefaults
> > of the affected programs when hit my milter requests. Affected packages are:
> You've reopened the bug, which is an indication that the underlying
> problem wasn't fixed at all. However, the patch has been applied, and
> the issue fixed in unstable, and only an unblock or a t-p-u upload is
> required to fix the issue. I have rectified this for you. You may want
> to read up on BTS versioning if this is unfamiliar to you.
Sorry my intention was to point to the fact that this problem was not solved
for Debian Squeeze as the version there still is 8.14.3-9.4. May I ask what is
the correct way for pointing out such an issue in BTS?
> Secondly, this issue is not grave, as it doesn't make the package in
> question useless or mostly so, nor does it expose user accounts.
I'm sorry again but I was fairly sure to have read that a bug may also be
considered grave if it impacts other packages so they are not usable (what this
bug report clearly states).
> have return its severity to important; the release team and/or Richard
> can of course make the issue RC.
> Furthermore, it's not necessary to e-mail anyone else but the package
Hmmm I thought I addressed Richard A Nelson both as the current sendmail
maintainer as well as the packager of batv-milter, did his address get lost?
> the bug,
My fault sorry
> and possibly debian-release if the package
> maintainer doesn't respond.
The intention of this mail was also to inform the maintainers of the other
software packages of this problem and the current state of it, I apologize if
this caused too much traffic.
> Don Armstrong
Thanks for your prompt answer and kind regards
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