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Re: There is a DoS vulnerability in Java 1.4 (URL)

On Thu, 15 Jul 2004, Finn-Arne Johansen wrote:

> > For those ignorant people like me: Could you please post the URL / sources.list
> > entry to get a recent JRE 1.4.x ?  I never realized that there is something except
> > of Blackdown and the packages there are not up to date.
> http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/index.jsp
Yes - and my question was: Are there any Debian-packages from this which
handle alternatives etc nicely?

> The reason for us to use j2re1.4 from sun and not blackdown, is that
> the version from sun does work with woody _and_ mozilla.
Yes - there are even more issues which can force you to this non-free
stuff, unfortunately. :-(

> I'm in the process of downloading right now, and will try to build
> later tonight.
Does mean "build" = "build inofficial Debian packages and make them
available anywhere in public"?

Kind regards


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