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Bug#987353: CVE-2020-8903 CVE-2020-8907 CVE-2020-8933

Am Thu, Apr 22, 2021 at 09:53:24AM -0700 schrieb Zach Marano:
> Hi, since this package was brought into Debian in ~2018, there have been
> several transformations in the GCE guest software stack and thus the
> current landscape is very different. Google doesn't actually maintain the
> official Debian package and we're not sure who is, if anyone. The Google
> provided packages are shipped separately and will override the Debian
> package if you use them from our repositories. Please see either our Google
> Cloud docs <https://cloud.google.com/compute/docs/images/guest-environment>
> or github readme
> <https://github.com/GoogleCloudPlatform/compute-image-packages> for info on
> the packages we are maintaining and shipping for Debian systems and on the
> base Google provided GCE Debian images. Unfortunately, we never did find a
> DD sponsor to help maintain our guest packages in Debian on the cadence
> that we needed. I would advocate for removing this package from Debian if
> we can't find a set of maintainers.

Hi Zach,
as it stands google-compute-image-packages won't be part of the next Debian
stable release. Givem the last upload was in Oct 2019 the package seems
unmaintained anyway, so if noone steps up to maintain it in the next months
it's probably best to remove it entirely.


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