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Re: [SECURITY] [DSA 2939-1] chromium-browser security update

On 05/31/2014 05:25 PM, Michael Gilbert wrote:
> On Sat, May 31, 2014 at 5:27 AM, Georgi Naplatanov wrote:
>> When I choose "About Chromium" menu item it says:
>> Version 35.0.1916.114 Built on Debian 7.1, running on Debian 7.5 (270117)
>> Is that true that package for AMD64 is built on Debian 7.1?
>> If yes, is using of this package secure?
> Yes, that is correct.  The reason you're seeing that is that the amd64
> package was built on one of the wheezy security build daemon chroots,
> which apparently has not been updated in a while.
> It's not really a problem since only library headers are used at build
> time, and those don't change over the lifetime of the stable release.
> As long as the system libraries chromium links against on your machine
> are up to date, there is no issue at all.
> It could be nice if the stable buildds were kept more up to date.
> I've CC'd amd64@buildd.debian.org to get their opinion on that.
> Best wishes,
> Mike

Thank you Mike for the explanation.

Best regards

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