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Re: flashplugin-nonfree for squeeze

On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 04:07:26PM +0200, Michael Gebetsroither wrote:
> On 2012-09-09 10:47, Bart Martens wrote:
> Hi,
> > I have backported flashplugin-nonfree from sid to squeeze, and the result is
> > temporarily available here :
> > http://people.debian.org/~bartm/flashplugin-nonfree/bpo/
> > 
> > This package may be useful for squeeze users who want to use
> > flash-player-properties.
> Thx for maintaining this package that long, it was a real time-saver in the past.
> BUT,
> you are creating a big remote exploit hole for every user installing your package, JFYI!
> Adobe stopped supporting flash on linux and the now few release old version has many bugs.
> Which leaves the non-free flash embedded in google-chrome (and ONLY this version) as the
> only supported version of adobe flash on linux.

That's not true. Flash 11.2 still receives security updates. Security support
will end in 2017 IIRC.

Julian Andres Klode  - Debian Developer, Ubuntu Member

See http://wiki.debian.org/JulianAndresKlode and http://jak-linux.org/.

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