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Re: STABLE: Please review madwifi_0.9.2+r1842.20061207-2etch1


On Sun Jun 10, 2007 at 10:44:33 -0600, dann frazier wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 10, 2007 at 06:14:48PM +0200, Julien Danjou wrote:
> > At 1181466754 time_t, Lo??c Minier wrote:
> > >         Hey,
> > > 
> > >  I've uploaded madwifi_0.9.2+r1842.20061207-2etch1 prepared by Kel
> > >  Modderman with the attached interdiff; it contains security fixes.
> > >  Please review and accept.
> > 
> > Why is this not handled by security team?
> They've asked the security team a number of times for an
> update. Though the security team may have never formally said 'no' for
> this one, I have seen members assert before that non-free updates need
> to go through SRM. In lieu of a formal response from the security team
> (I was not a member then), I sent the madwifi maintainers the
> following response last time they asked:
> On Thu, May 24, 2007 at 11:13:47AM -0600, dann frazier wrote:
> > hey Kel,
> >  I've seen other people on the security team suggest that non-free
> > updates go in via a stable update. In which case, I suggest forwarding
> > this onto debian-release as described here:
> >  http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2007/04/msg00005.html
> Of course, the security FAQ suggests that the security team *would*
> normally release advisories for non-free stuff, if someone else does
> the rest of the work:
>  http://www.debian.org/security/faq#contrib
> I'm now on the security team and I don't mind doing this advisory,
> assuming there's no objections from the security team - nor do I have
> any objections about introducing these fixes via stable instead.

it was already uploaded to stable and i marked it as accepted. if you
want to issue a DSA for it, please tell me within 30min. Otherwise, too


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