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Debian GNU/Linux 2.2r4 released

Nov 05, 2001, 07:57 (21 Talkback[s])

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Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2001 07:39:48 +0100
From: Martin Schulze 
To: Debian Announcements 
Subject: Debian GNU/Linux 2.2r4 released

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The Debian Project                                http://www.debian.org/
Debian GNU/Linux 2.2r4 released                         press@debian.org
November 5th, 2001
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The fourth revision of Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 (codename `potato') has
been released.  This point release, revision 2.2r4, mostly includes
security updates, along with a few corrections of serious bugs in the
stable distribution.

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 is available
at:

    http://www.debian.org/distrib/ftplist

Security Updates
----------------

This release contains the following security updates, for which the
Security Team has released the advisories listed below.

Debian Security Advisory ID      Package(s)

        DSA 006                  zope
        DSA 007                  zope
        DSA 043                  zope
        DSA 046                  exuberant-ctags
        DSA 048                  samba
        DSA 049                  cfingerd
        DSA 050                  sendfile
        DSA 051                  Netscape
        DSA 052                  sendfile
        DSA 054                  cron
        DSA 056                  man-db
        DSA 057                  gftp
        DSA 058                  exim
        DSA 059                  man-db
        DSA 060                  fetchmail
        DSA 061                  gnupg
        DSA 062                  rxvt
        DSA 063                  xinetd
        DSA 065                  samba
        DSA 066                  cfingerd
        DSA 068                  openldap
        DSA 069                  xloadimage
        DSA 071                  fetchmail
        DSA 072                  groff
        DSA 073                  horde/imp
        DSA 074                  wmaker
        DSA 075                  netkit-telnet-ssl
        DSA 076                  most
        DSA 077                  squid
        DSA 078                  slrn
        DSA 079                  uucp
        DSA 080                  htdig
        DSA 081                  w3m, w3m-ssl
        DSA 082                  xvt
        DSA 083                  procmail
        DSA 084                  gftp
        DSA 085                  nvi, nvi-m17n

Miscellaneous Bugfixes
----------------------

    boot-floppies         Important ARM and PowerPC corrections
    cslatex               Important correction
    devscripts            Fix for insecure regexp
    e2fsprogs             Fix for serial console installs
    glibc                 Important correction
    Kernel                Important security bugfix
    mac-fdisk/pmac-fdisk  Important fix for PowerPC
    mailcrypt             Compatibility upload for GnuPG 1.0.6
    mailman               Important correction
    quik                  Important fixes for PowerPC
    webalizer             Fix for the Oct 5th problem
    xcal                  Important correction

A complete list of all accepted and rejected packages together with
rationale is found on the preparation page:

  http://people.debian.org/~joey/2.2r4/

URLs
----

A complete list of the packages that have changed with this
release is found at:

  http://http.us.debian.org/debian/dists/Debian2.2r4/ChangeLog
  http://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US/dists/Debian2.2r4/non-US/ChangeLog

The current stable distribution is found at:

  ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stable
  ftp://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US/dists/stable

Proposed updates to the stable distribution are found at:

  ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/proposed-updates
  ftp://non-us.debian.org/debian-non-US/dists/proposed-updates

Stable distribution information (release notes, errata, etc.):

  http://www.debian.org/releases/stable/

Security announcements and information:

  http://security.debian.org/

About Debian
------------

The Debian Project is an organization of free software developers who
volunteer their time and effort in order to produce the completely
free operating systems Debian GNU/Linux and Debian GNU/Hurd.

Contact Information
-------------------

For further information, please visit the Debian web pages at
http://www.debian.org/ or send mail to press@debian.org.