Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 Updated (r6)

The Debian Project                                http://www.debian.org/
Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 updated (r6)                       press@debian.org
April 3rd, 2002

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
available at:


Security Updates

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

Miscellaneous Bugfixes

This revision adds important corrections to the following packages.
Most of them don't affect the security of the system, but may affect
data integrity.

    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

Removed Packages

    everybuddy      Too old for current protocols
    pine            Security implications, people should use pine-tracker
                    from Woody

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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