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Debian 2.2r6 released
Submitted by Anonymous on Wednesday, April 03, 2002 – 15:48
|This is the sixth revision of Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 (codename `potato’)
which mainly adds security updates to the stable release, along with a
few corrections of serious bugs. Those who frequently update from
security.debian.org won’t have to update many packages. However, most
updates from security.debian.org are included in this point release.
Upgrading to this revision online is usually done by pointing the
`apt' package tool (see the sources.list(5) manual page) to one of
Debian's many FTP or HTTP mirrors. A comprehensive list of mirrors is
This revision adds the following security updates to the stable release.
The Security Team has already released an advisory for each of these
Debian Security Advisory ID Package(s)
DSA 079 UUCP
DSA 088 fml
DSA 089 icecast-server
DSA 099 xchat
DSA 100 gzip
DSA 101 sudo
DSA 102 at
DSA 103 glibc
DSA 107 jgroff
DSA 108 wmtv
DSA 109 FAQ-O-Matic
DSA 111 UCD SNMP
DSA 112 hanterm
DSA 113 ncurses
DSA 114 GNU JSP
DSA 115 PHP3, PHP4
DSA 116 CFS
DSA 117 CVS
DSA 120 mod_ssl, Apache-SSL
DSA 121 xtell
DSA 123 listar
DSA 124 mtr
DSA 125 analog
This revision adds important corrections to the following packages.
Most of them don't affect the security of the system, but may affect
dump Fix potential data corruption
gcc Important fix for ARM architecture
man2html Prevent bad links
nfs Support statd callbacks from later 2.2 kernels
samba Important fix for Alpha architecture
squid Fix potential DoS
everybuddy Too old for current protocols
pine Security implications, people should use pine-tracker
The complete list of all accepted and rejected packages together with
rationale is on the preparation page for this revision:
The complete lists of packages that have changed with this revision:
The current stable distribution:
Proposed updates to the stable distribution:
Stable distribution information (release notes, errata etc.):
Security announcements and information:
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free operating systems Debian GNU/Linux and Debian GNU/Hurd.
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