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Re: jessie-backport of WordPress for DSA 3997-1?

On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 06:13:29PM +0100, James Clarke wrote:
> On 20 Oct 2017, at 18:06, Rodrigo Campos <rodrigo@sdfg.com.ar> wrote:
> > 
> > On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 04:55:04PM +0100, Jim Leek wrote:
> >> Hi Rodrigo,
> >> 
> >> is 4.8.2+dfsg-2 the correct version for the jessie-backport?
> > 
> > Sorry, not sure what you mean.
> > 
> > 4.8.2+dfsg-2 is the latest version in unstable and testing now, right? That is
> > what I say I can backport to jessie.
> No. Packages in jessie-backports, aka *old*stable, must come from stretch, aka
> *stable*, which is currently on 4.7.5+dfsg-2+deb9u1 and contains the security
> fixes you're after. That is the version that should be backported.

Ah, I didn't know that. Thanks!

Also, while we are there, I don't have an old-stable server anymore so I'm still
doing the backport for jessie, but not really test it, etc. Is there any policy
with backports once the distribution becomes oldstable?

Thanks a lot,

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