libarchive-tar-perl oldstable update for CVE-2007-4829
ntyni at debian.org
Sat Apr 4 16:22:18 UTC 2009
On Sat, Apr 04, 2009 at 03:48:29PM +0200, gregor herrmann wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Mar 2009 12:22:37 +0100, Luk Claes wrote:
> > >>> This is Debian bug #449544.
> > >>> However it would be nice if this could get fixed via a regular point update.
> > >> Nico brought this point to our (pkg-perl's) attention - After some
> > >> discussion in the pkg-perl IRC channel, we found that the intermediate
> > >> releases between the version shipped in Etch (1.30) and the one where
> > >> this bug was fixed (1.38) were all reliability-related , and appear
> > >> to be not too broad. So, even if we could just pick up the required
> > >> changeset to make a specific 1.30-2+etch1 upload, it would be better
> > >> just to upload 1.38 to Etch instead - Please tell us what to do.
> > > Looking at the changelog it looks indeed like it would be a
> > > good idea to ship 1.38. Would that be a problem for the
> > > release team?
> > It depends on the diff.
> Oops, it seems that nobody has picked up that question yet, sorry for
> I'm attaching the diff between 1.30-2 (in oldstable) and 1.38-2 (the
> last version in the archive that got removed later). The diff is
> created by
Please note that there was also a 'second half' to CVE-2007-4829 fixed
upstream in 1.39_01. See #509802. This should presumably be fixed too.
Sorry for failing to bring this up earlier.
Niko Tyni ntyni at debian.org
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