Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 updated (r7)
July 13th, 2002
This is the seventh 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.
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:
This revision adds the following security updates to the stable release. The Security Team has already released an advisory for each of these updates.
|Debian Security Advisory ID||Package(s)|
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.
|byacc||Fix timestamps in .deb file|
|custom||Fix timestamps in .deb file|
|erlang||Fix potential zlib problem|
|qpopper||Fix potential data lossage|
|snake4||Fix timestamps in .deb file|
|vrweb||Fix potential zlib problem|
A 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 release:
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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