About the security issues affecting catdoc in Wheezy
The Debian LTS team recently reviewed the security issue(s) affecting your
package in Wheezy:
We decided that we would not prepare a wheezy security update since
the impact is low and unlikely to represent a serious issue in most
situations where catdoc is generally used.
That said the wheezy users would most certainly benefit from a fixed
If you want to work on such an update, you're welcome to do so. Please
try to follow the workflow we have defined here:
If that workflow is a burden to you, feel free to just prepare an
updated source package and send it to firstname.lastname@example.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. However please make sure to submit a tested
Thank you very much.
on behalf of the Debian LTS team.
Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer
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