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Packages for Debian 3.0 (Alpha 20)

I have prepared some packages that update some packages that are not or
only in an older version in Debian 3.0r1. Please read [1] for more
information (and read the FAQ before sending mails to me).

I try my best to avoid problems with both installing these packages on
Debian 3.0 and upgrading with these packages installed to Debian 3.1.

The kernel-image packages include a fix for a local ptrace root hole [1]
with a known exploit. If there are untrusted local users on your system
it's highly recommended to upgrade the kernel. Note that the names of
the kernel-image-2.4.20-* packages have changed due to the module ABI
change the ptrace fix caused.

There's a low traffic (approx. 1 Mail/week) announcement mailing list
that informs you about new releases of these packages (including
security fixes in the packages). It's highly recommended for all users
of my packages to subscribe to this list.

To subscribe send a mail with "subscribe debian-packages" in the body to

This is the last announcement forwarded to debian-user and 
debian-user-german. If you want to receive future announcements please 
subscribe to the announcement mailing list.


     * gcc 3.2.2
     * GNU Ghostscript 7.05
     * Kernel 2.4.20
     * Lyx 1.2.3
     * Mozilla 1.2.1
     * OpenOffice.org 1.0.2
     * SANE 1.0.11
     * Webmin 1.070
     * Wine 20030115
     * XFree86 4.2.1


          + added: db4.0
            Binary packages:
               o db4.0-doc             
               o libdb4.0   
               o libdb4.0++
               o libdb4.0++-dev
               o libdb4.0-dev
               o libdb4.0-tcl
               o libdb4.0-util
          + added: ipsec-tools
          + added: kernel-image-2.4.20-1-i386
            Binary packages:
               o kernel-build-2.4.20-1
               o kernel-headers-2.4.20-1
               o kernel-headers-2.4.20-1-386
               o kernel-headers-2.4.20-1-586tsc 
               o kernel-headers-2.4.20-1-686
               o kernel-headers-2.4.20-1-686-smp
               o kernel-headers-2.4.20-1-k6
               o kernel-headers-2.4.20-1-k7
               o kernel-headers-2.4.20-1-k7-smp
               o kernel-image-2.4-386
               o kernel-image-2.4-586tsc
               o kernel-image-2.4-686
               o kernel-image-2.4-686-smp
               o kernel-image-2.4-k6
               o kernel-image-2.4-k7
               o kernel-image-2.4-k7-smp
               o kernel-image-2.4.20-1-386
               o kernel-image-2.4.20-1-586tsc
               o kernel-image-2.4.20-1-686
               o kernel-image-2.4.20-1-686-smp
               o kernel-image-2.4.20-1-k6
               o kernel-image-2.4.20-1-k7
               o kernel-image-2.4.20-1-k7-smp
               o kernel-pcmcia-modules-2.4.20-1-386
               o kernel-pcmcia-modules-2.4.20-1-586tsc
               o kernel-pcmcia-modules-2.4.20-1-686
               o kernel-pcmcia-modules-2.4.20-1-686-smp
               o kernel-pcmcia-modules-2.4.20-1-k6
               o kernel-pcmcia-modules-2.4.20-1-k7
               o kernel-pcmcia-modules-2.4.20-1-k7-smp
          + added: openldap2
            Binary packages:
               o ldap-gateways
               o ldap-utils
               o libldap2
               o libldap2-dev
               o libldap2-tls
               o slapd
          + xfree86: fixed a memory leak in xc/lib/X11/lcPrTxt.c
          + updated: debconf (1.2.33 -> 1.2.34)
          + updated: debhelper (4.1.37 -> 4.1.38)
          + updated: fvwm (2.4.15-1 -> 2.4.15-2)
          + updated: po-debconf (0.6.7 -> 0.6.8)
          + updated: reiserfsprogs (3.6.4-2 -> 3.6.4-4)
          + updated: util-linux (2.11y-1 -> 2.11z-1)
          + updated: xfsprogs (2.3.11-1 -> 2.4.1-1)
          + removed: kernel-image-2.4.20-i386


[1] http://www.fs.tum.de/~bunk/packages/
[2] http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/315635/2003-03-17/2003-03-23/0


       "Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
        of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
                                       Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed

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