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RE: Need known bug list for Debian Linux

Thank you Don.
This was very helpful.

Chethana Priyadarshini
Systems Specialist
Wipro GE Healthcare Private Limited
Bangalore, INDIA

-----Original Message-----
From: Don Armstrong [mailto:don@debian.org] 
Sent: Monday, October 20, 2014 8:51 PM
To: Priyadarshini, Chethana (GE Healthcare)
Cc: debian-boot@lists.debian.org; owner@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Re: Need known bug list for Debian Linux

On Mon, 20 Oct 2014, Priyadarshini, Chethana (GE Healthcare) wrote:
> I am Chethana and am writing from Wipro GE Healthcare Private Limited.
> We are using the software product 'Debian Linux' version 5.0 on one of 
> our embedded medical device. We have been using the software and the 
> medical device is in the market from past 6 years.
> We are performing a SOUP(Software of Unknown Pedigree) anomaly for the 
> purpose of audit. With regard to this we need to check if the 3rd 
> party software which we are using in our product has any known defects 
> and its impact on our product. Hence can you please send me the known 
> defect list such that we can analyze it and see if it has any impact 
> on our medical device.

All of the bugs which are known can be accessed using http://bugs.debian.org. The precise search that you will have to perform depends greatly on the software versions from Debian which you actually have installed on your device.

But briefly, for each of the packages installed, you can check for a search like:


and then exclude bugs which are fixed or absent in the version that you searched for.

All of that said, Debian 5.0 (Lenny) has been EOLed for well over three years now, and likely has known remote root exploits.

Don Armstrong                      http://www.donarmstrong.com

[I]t's true that some of the most terrible things in the world are done by people who think, genuinely think, that they're doing it for the best, especially if there is some god involved.
 -- Terry Pratchett _Snuff_ p185

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