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Re: [Pkg-shadow-devel] Wheezy update of shadow?

Quoting Christian PERRIER (bubulle@debian.org):
> Quoting Chris Lamb (lamby@debian.org):
> > Hello dear maintainer(s),
> > 
> > the Debian LTS team would like to fix the security issues which are
> > currently open in the Wheezy version of shadow:
> > https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-6251
> > https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-6252
> > 
> > Would you like to take care of this yourself?
> There is probably zero chances that this happens. I handled over the
> maintenance of shadow to the "team" but the movement is very slow. So
> I suspect that nearly nothing will happen.
> As for Nicolas, he is pretty much inactive for years now, so don't
> expect more from his side.
> So, well, even though I'm not happy to send suuch news, this is more
> or less the reality nowadays.

Dimitri, are you able to help here?

I had a candidate package up on mentors for awhile for a new release
Would be great if someone would either test that and fix it up / push, or
start over and ditch my work if they prefer.


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