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Re: Sparc 2.4 Sarge kernel metapackages have not been updated by DSA 1018-1

On Fri, Mar 24, 2006 at 10:00:11AM -0500, Kevin B. McCarty wrote:
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> For those running a Sparc with 2.4 kernel, it doesn't look like the
> metapackages "kernel-image-2.4-sparc{32,64}{,-smp}" have been updated
> correctly for Sarge -- they still depend upon the old 2.4.27-2 packages.
> As I've just found out, you'll need to update manually to one of the
> real kernel-image-2.4.27-3-sparc{32,64}{,-smp} packages even if you have
> the metapackage installed.  It's safe but at the moment useless to leave
> the metapackage installed, and to keep it installed you have to not
> uninstall the old (insecure) 2.4.27-2 kernel.

  Thanks for reporting this; I'll submit a fix to the security team shortly.

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