Re: Security updates without DSA?
Olaf Meeuwissen wrote:
> Olaf Meeuwissen <firstname.lastname@example.org> (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