Bug#515563: Please remove package mped
Angel Ortega wrote:
> (Note: I'm upstream author for the mped package).
> Lenny has been released containing a version of the Minimum Profit text
> editor that is from 2005 and that can cause severe information lossage due
> to an incorrect handling of UTF-8 encoding.
> An RC bug was filed (#514096) against lenny to suggest a package update or
> deletion, but it was ignored and this dangerous version entered the stable
> As there is nothing that can be done by now, I urge the archive masters to
> delete this +4 year old, dangerous package.
It could be fixed in a point release, though only with a targeted fix
(no new upstream version).