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Debian GNU/Linux 2.2r3 released

The Debian Project                                http://www.debian.org/
Debian GNU/Linux 2.2r3 released                         press@debian.org
April 17, 2001

The third revision of Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 (nickname `potato') has
been released.  This point release, version 2.2r3, mostly includes
security updates, along with a few corrections to important bugs in
the stable distribution.

Upgrading to this revision online can be done by pointing the `apt'
package tool (see sources.list(5) manual page) to one of Debian's many
FTP mirrors.  A list is available at:


Security Updates

This release contains the following security updates, for which the
Security Team has released the advisory listed.

Debian Security Advisory ID      Package(s)

        DSA 004                  nano
        DSA 005                  slocate
        DSA 008                  dialog
        DSA 009                  stunnel
        DSA 010                  gnupg
        DSA 011                  mgetty
        DSA 012                  micq
        DSA 013                  mysql, mysql-gpl
        DSA 014                  splitvt
        DSA 015                  sash
        DSA 016                  wu-ftpd
        DSA 017                  jazip
        DSA 018                  tinyproxy
        DSA 019                  squid
        DSA 021                  apache, apache-ssl
        DSA 022                  exmh
        DSA 024                  cron
        DSA 025                  openssh
        DSA 026                  bind
        DSA 027                  openssh
        DSA 028                  man-db
        DSA 029                  proftpd
        DSA 030                  xfree86
        DSA 031                  sudo
        DSA 032                  proftpd
        DSA 033                  analog
        DSA 034                  eperl
        DSA 035                  man2html
        DSA 036                  mc, gmc
        DSA 037                  nextaw, xaw3d, xaw95
        DSA 038                  sgml-tools
        DSA 039                  glibc
        DSA 040                  slrn
        DSA 042                  gnuserv, xemacs21
        DSA 044                  mailx
        DSA 047                  kernel
        19 Nov 2000              cupsys
        21 Nov 2000              ethereal
        20 Nov 2000              tcpdump

Miscellaneous Bugfixes

    acroread           Corrected NLS handling
    aview              Corrected dependencies
    boot-floppies      Many improvements
    cslatex            Important correction
    elvis-tiny         Corrected file recovery
    glibc              Corrected security upload
    mtools             Corrected for arm architecture
    netpbm,-nonfree    hpcdtoppm is non-free, sorry
    nvi                Fixes potential file corruption
    postfix            Fixes potential black hole for mails
    postgresql         Fixes potential data loss
    python             Fixes file creation problem
    syslog-ng          Fixes potential DoS problem
    w3m, w3m-ssl       Fixes old security problem
    watchdog           Fixes suspicious reboots
    xpdf, xpdf-i       Correction to security update
    xtide              Fix copyright violation
    xviddetect         Added support for more graphic cards
    yaboot             Fixes a serious booting bug

A complete list of all accepted and rejected packages together with
rationale can be found here:



A complete list of the packages that have changed with this
release can be found at:


The current stable distribution can be found at:


Proposed updates to the stable distribution can be found at:


Stable distribution information (release notes, errata, etc.):


Security announcements and information:


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