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Re: Wheezy update of r-base?

On 12 March 2017 at 15:48, Markus Koschany wrote:
| Hello dear maintainer(s),
| the Debian LTS team would like to fix the security issues which are
| currently open in the Wheezy version of r-base:
| https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2016-8714
| Would you like to take care of this yourself?
| If yes, please follow the workflow we have defined here:
| https://wiki.debian.org/LTS/Development
| If that workflow is a burden to you, feel free to just prepare an
| updated source package and send it to debian-lts@lists.debian.org
| (via a debdiff, or with an URL pointing to the source package,
| or even with a pointer to your packaging repository), and the members
| of the LTS team will take care of the rest. Indicate clearly whether you
| have tested the updated package or not.
| If you don't want to take care of this update, it's not a problem, we
| will do our best with your package. Just let us know whether you would
| like to review and/or test the updated package before it gets released.
| You can also opt-out from receiving future similar emails in your
| answer and then the LTS Team will take care of r-base updates
| for the LTS releases.

I can probably help as I was / am already in contact with Moritz from the
security team.

(But I was also traveling for a family matter and had the misfortune of
seeing my server go off-grid.  Back now.)

| Thank you very much.
| Markus Koschany,
|   on behalf of the Debian LTS team.
| PS: A member of the LTS team might start working on this update at
| any point in time. You can verify whether someone is registered
| on this update in this file:
| https://anonscm.debian.org/viewvc/secure-testing/data/dla-needed.txt?view=markup

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