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Release-critical Bugreport for February 4, 1999

Bug stamp-out list for Feb  4 00:02 (CST)

Total number of release-critical bugs: 18


Package: apache (main)
Maintainer: Johnie Ingram <johnie@debian.org>
  32204  user directories allow symlinks to other files                         

Package: defrag (main)
Maintainer: Adam Heath <adam.heath@usa.net>
  32731  defrag: e2dump quits with check_block_location:6678674146834           

Package: dpkg (main)
Maintainer: Ian Jackson and others <dpkg-maint@chiark.greenend.org.uk>
  17624  dpkg: installs regular dir when .deb contains symlink !                
  21182  dpkg: dpkg can go into an infinite loop with --force-configure-any     
  28519  dpkg: dpkg creates circular symlinks                                   
  28817  dpkg takes no care over libdpkg                                        
  30090  weirdass dpkg coredumps and xbase upgrade insanity                     
  32635  URGENT: dpkg Conflicts & Replaces errors                               

Package: general (pseudo)
Maintainer: debian-devel@lists.debian.org
  28850  gettext: security problem when used in setuid programs                 
[STRATEGY] All setuid applications using the non-libc6 gettext should be
           recompiled with gettext 0.10.35-6.1.

Package: perl-suid (main)
Maintainer: Darren Stalder <torin@daft.com>
  31904  [B.A.McCauley@BHAM.AC.UK: Secuity hole with perl (suidperl) and nosuid mounts on Linux]

Package: proftpd (main)
Maintainer: Johnie Ingram <johnie@debian.org>
  32686  proftpd: [security] is proftpd affected by the recent discovered path overflow bug ?

Package: r-base (main)
Maintainer: Douglas Bates <bates@stat.wisc.edu>
  31945  R can't load shared libraries                                          

Package: smb2www (main)
Maintainer: Craig Small <csmall@debian.org>
  32131  smb2www: smb2www in slink incompatible with samba in slink             

Package: transfig (main)
Maintainer: Edward Betts <edward@debian.org>
  32520  transfig: puts files in /usr/lib/X11, should use /usr/X11R6/lib/X11 instead
[OOPS] The supposedly-fixed version (1:3.2.1-7) is still wrong :(
  32843  transfig: claims DSC-2.1, but isn't                                    

Package: vat (main)
Maintainer: Alex Romosan <romosan@caliban.lbl.gov>
  28007  vat: vat has non-free code                                             

Package: wdm (main)
Maintainer: Marcelo E. Magallon <mmagallo@debian.org>
  32529  Typo in Xsession                                                       

Package: xfree86-common (main)
Maintainer: Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org>
  32713  error in /etc/X11/Xsession                                             

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