Re: Troubling security news for sarge users of mozilla, firefox, thunderbird...
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Ralph Katz wrote:
> Troubling security news for sarge users of mozilla, firefox, and
> thunderbird is unfolding on debian-security:
> Alexander Sack has backported thunderbird 1.06:
> Yet I'm wondering how other sarge users are going to address the
> security concerns? Backport, install from Mozilla tarball, upgrade to
> unstable, change to kmail/konqueror?
I backported the newest versions of mozilla, firefox, thunderbird and
enigmail to Sarge. (Sorry, no galeon or epiphany since I don't use
them.) Anyone who wants them and is willing to trust me (shouldn't be
too scary since I'm in the NM queue :-) can get the packages here:
deb http://borex.princeton.edu/~kmccarty/ sarge main
deb-src http://borex.princeton.edu/~kmccarty/ sarge main
Please note I can't promise that I will keep up with future new releases
in Sid. I would much rather these packages live at backports.org but it
doesn't seem to have them available yet. And as usual there is no
warranty; if something breaks you get to keep both pieces.
1) I jumped the gun and backported Mozilla 1.7.11 even though the latest
version available in Sid is still 1.7.10.
2) Regarding Enigmail, only the mozilla-thunderbird-enigmail package
will work; the mozilla-enigmail package doesn't yet support the new
Kevin B. McCarty <email@example.com> Physics Department
WWW: http://www.princeton.edu/~kmccarty/ Princeton University
GPG: public key ID 4F83C751 Princeton, NJ 08544
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