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Re: Security updates without DSA?

Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
> Olaf Meeuwissen <olaf@epkowa.co.jp> (that's me!) writes:
> > Dear .debs,
> > 
> > I recently wanted to apply security updates to a machine I'd installed
> > from woody pre6 CDs, hardened and upgraded to woody proper.  [...]
> > 
> > Before applying the upgrades I checked whether there was a DSA for the
> > packages that were going to be upgraded.  Surprise, there were several
> > that did not (seem to) have a corresponding DSA.
> > 
> > Question: Is that normal and OK?

Yes.  During the deep freeze of woody the security infrastructure was
implemented.  Security updates were added to woody before it was released
without issuing a DSA for each and every package.



Every use of Linux is a proper use of Linux.  -- Jon "Maddog" Hall

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