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Re: Notification of security updates

Have a look at: http://packages.debian.org/squeeze/debsecan
I hope it helps.

On do, 2012-11-01 at 21:58 +0000, Andrew Beverley wrote: 
> I am considering the deployment of some Debian servers on a closed
> network that is not connected to the internet, and would like a way to
> be automatically notified of any security updates for packages on that
> server.
> Whilst I could subscribe to the security-announce mailing list, this
> would mean receiving all security announcements, and I am trying to make
> this as low-overhead as possible.
> I am aware that I can update a standalone installation automatically
> using apt-offline, and that I can use apticron to be notified of updates
> for an online server, but neither of these meet the requirements of the
> above.
> So, I thought it would be good to have a system that could have a list
> of packages uploaded to it, and then have that system email a
> notification when an update is available.
> What are people's thoughts on this? Is there anything similar available?
> Or should I try and do a proof of concept in my own environment, for
> potential inclusion on debian.org?
> Thanks,
> Andy

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