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Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 updated (r7)

The Debian Project                                http://www.debian.org/
Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 updated (r7)                       press@debian.org
July 13th, 2002                 http://www.debian.org/News/2002/20020713

This is the seventh revision of Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 (codename `potato')
which mainly adds security updates to the stable release, along with a
few corrections of serious bugs.  Those who frequently update from
security.debian.org won't have to update many packages.

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


Security Updates

This revision adds the following security updates to the stable release.
The Security Team has already released an advisory for each of these

Debian Security Advisory ID      Package(s)

        DSA 110                  CUPS
        DSA 118                  xsane
        DSA 123                  listar
        DSA 125                  analog
        DSA 126                  IMP/Horde
        DSA 128                  sudo
        DSA 129                  UUCP
        DSA 130                  ethereal
        DSA 131                  Apache
        DSA 132                  Apache-SSL
        DSA 133                  Apache-Perl
        DSA 135                  libapache-mod-ssl

Miscellaneous Bugfixes

This revision adds important corrections to the following packages.
Most of them don't affect the security of the system, but may affect
data integrity.

    byacc           Fix timestamps in .deb file
    custom          Fix timestamps in .deb file
    erlang          Fix potential zlib problem
    qpopper         Fix potential data lossage
    snake4          Fix timestamps in .deb file
    vrweb           Fix potential zlib problem

The complete list of all accepted and rejected packages together with
rationale is on the preparation page for this revision:



The complete lists of packages that have changed with this revision:


The current stable distribution:


Proposed updates to the stable distribution:


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


Security announcements and information:


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