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Re: Wheezy update of irssi?



On Fri, 25 Nov 2016, Rhonda D'Vine wrote:
> > After futher review, I opted to tag this no-dsa meaning that we will
> > not handle the issue by ourselves. This information leak is only
> > problematic when you run irssi on a multi-user machine and
> > when you use /upgrade.
> 
>  That's correct.

Thanks for confirming!

> > This is not a very frequent use case. That said you are still
> > welcome to provide an update in wheezy if you wish so.
> 
>  Interestingly enough, I tried to push it last night but fumbled with
> having forgotten to include the .orig.tar.gz into it.  I will try so
> again the coming night.

Yes, the first upload to security.debian.org needs to be built with "-sa"
to include the upstream tarball.

That's one of the downsides to using security.debian.org vs a normal
suite on ftp-master.

Cheers,
-- 
Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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