Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 updated (r1)

December 20th, 2005

This is the first update of Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 (codename ‘sarge’) which mainly adds security updates to the stable release, along with some corrections to serious problems. Those who frequently update from security.debian.org won't have to update many packages and most updates from security.debian.org are included in this update.

Please note that this update does not produce a new version of Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 but only updates a few packages in it. There is no need to throw away 3.1 CDs but only to update against ftp.debian.org after an installation, in order to incorporate those late changes.

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:

http://www.debian.org/mirror/list

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 updates.

Debian Security Advisory ID Package(s)
DSA 733 crip
DSA 734 gaim
DSA 735 sudo
DSA 736 spamassassin
DSA 737 clamav
DSA 738 razor
DSA 739 trac
DSA 740 zlib
DSA 743 ht
DSA 744 fuse
DSA 745 drupal
DSA 746 phpgroupware
DSA 747 egroupware
DSA 748 ruby1.8
DSA 749 ettercap
DSA 750 dhcpcd
DSA 753 gedit
DSA 754 centericq
DSA 756 squirrelmail
DSA 757 krb5
DSA 758 heimdal
DSA 759 phppgadmin
DSA 760 ekg
DSA 761 heartbeat
DSA 762 affix
DSA 763 zlib
DSA 764 cacti
DSA 766 webcalendar
DSA 767 ekg
DSA 768 phpbb2
DSA 769 gaim
DSA 770 gopher
DSA 771 pdns
DSA 772 apt-cacher
DSA 774 fetchmail
DSA 775 mozilla-firefox
DSA 776 clamav
DSA 777 mozilla
DSA 778 mantis
DSA 779 mozilla-firefox
DSA 780 kdegraphics
DSA 781 mozilla-thunderbird
DSA 782 bluez-utils
DSA 783 mysql-dfsg-4.1
DSA 784 courier
DSA 785 libpam-ldap
DSA 786 simpleproxy
DSA 787 backup-manager
DSA 788 kismet
DSA 789 php4
DSA 790 phpldapadmin
DSA 791 maildrop
DSA 792 pstotext
DSA 793 courier
DSA 794 polygen
DSA 795 proftpd
DSA 796 affix
DSA 797 zsync
DSA 798 phpgroupware
DSA 799 webcalendar
DSA 800 pcre3
DSA 801 ntp
DSA 803 apache
DSA 804 kdelibs
DSA 805 apache2
DSA 806 gcvs
DSA 807 libapache-mod-ssl
DSA 808 tdiary
DSA 809 squid
DSA 810 mozilla
DSA 811 common-lisp-controller
DSA 812 turqstat
DSA 813 centericq
DSA 814 lm-sensors
DSA 815 kdebase
DSA 816 xfree86
DSA 817 python2.2
DSA 818 kdeedu
DSA 819 python2.1
DSA 820 courier
DSA 821 python2.3
DSA 822 gtkdiskfree
DSA 823 util-linux
DSA 824 clamav
DSA 825 loop-aes-utils
DSA 826 helix-player
DSA 827 backupninja
DSA 828 squid
DSA 830 ntlmaps
DSA 831 mysql-dfsg
DSA 832 gopher
DSA 833 mysql-dfsg-4.1
DSA 835 cfengine
DSA 836 cfengine2
DSA 837 mozilla-firefox
DSA 838 mozilla-firefox
DSA 839 apachetop
DSA 840 drupal
DSA 841 mailutils
DSA 842 egroupware
DSA 843 arc
DSA 844 mod-auth-shadow
DSA 845 mason
DSA 846 cpio
DSA 847 dia
DSA 848 masqmail
DSA 849 shorewall
DSA 852 up-imapproxy
DSA 853 ethereal
DSA 854 tcpdump
DSA 855 weex
DSA 857 graphviz
DSA 858 xloadimage
DSA 859 xli
DSA 861 uw-imap
DSA 862 ruby1.6
DSA 863 xine-lib
DSA 864 ruby1.8
DSA 865 hylafax
DSA 866 mozilla
DSA 867 module-assistant
DSA 868 mozilla-thunderbird
DSA 869 eric
DSA 870 sudo
DSA 871 libgda2
DSA 872 koffice
DSA 873 net-snmp
DSA 874 lynx
DSA 877 gnump3d
DSA 878 netpbm-free
DSA 879 gallery
DSA 880 phpmyadmin
DSA 881 openssl096
DSA 883 thttpd
DSA 884 horde3
DSA 885 openvpn
DSA 886 chmlib
DSA 887 clamav
DSA 888 openssl
DSA 889 enigmail
DSA 890 libungif4
DSA 891 gpsdrive
DSA 892 awstats
DSA 893 acidlab
DSA 894 abiword
DSA 895 uim
DSA 896 linux-ftpd-ssl
DSA 897 phpsysinfo
DSA 898 phpgroupware
DSA 899 egroupware
DSA 900 fetchmail
DSA 901 gnump3d
DSA 902 xmail
DSA 903 unzip
DSA 904 netpbm-free
DSA 905 mantis
DSA 906 sylpheed
DSA 908 sylpheed-claws
DSA 909 horde3
DSA 910 zope.2.7
DSA 911 gtk+2.0
DSA 912 centericq
DSA 913 gdk-pixbuf
DSA 914 horde2
DSA 915 helix-player
DSA 916 inkscape
DSA 917 courier
DSA 918 osh
DSA 919 curl
DSA 920 ethereal
DSA 921 kernel-source-2.4.27
DSA 922 kernel-source-2.6.8

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.

Package Reason
backuppc Fixes potential data loss and corruption
cgiemail Fixes sendmail configuration
drbd Dependency corrected
f-prot-installer Adjusted for updates
fam Fixes data corruption
firehol Fixes lockfile deletion
gnome-system-monitor Fixes arbitrary crashes
gpr Fixes interoperation with lpr
gzip Fixes futex hangs
kazehakase Fixes crashes
libgnomeprint Fix for custom print commands
mc Prevent crashes
mdadm Fixes debconf interoperation
samba Added compatibility with WinXP 64
scsitools Fixes boot procedure
vim Modeline correction

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

http://people.debian.org/~joey/3.1r1/

URLs

The complete lists of packages that have changed with this release:

http://http.us.debian.org/debian/dists/sarge/ChangeLog

The current stable distribution:

http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stable/

Proposed updates to the stable distribution:

http://ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/proposed-updates/

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

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

Security announcements and information:

http://security.debian.org/

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