ulrich at barfuss-jerusalem.org
Mon Nov 7 10:30:05 CST 2005
Am Montag, den 07.11.2005, 16:27 +0100 schrieb Jeroen van Splunder:
> On zo, 2005-11-06 at 11:55 -0800, Daniel Robitaille wrote:
> > On 11/6/05, Jeroen van Splunder <jeroen-91 at home.nl> wrote:
> > > On zo, 2005-11-06 at 11:40 -0800, Daniel Robitaille wrote:
> > > > http://www.skype.com/security/SKYPE-SB-2005-003.txt
> > > >
> > > > Skype recently issued that Security Vulnerability Bulletin affecting
> > > > all platform, including Linux.
> > > Which is related to Ubuntu, because... ?
> > >
> > because:
> > *) The Linux version of Skype runs on Ubuntu
> There are tons of applications which run on Ubuntu, or GNU/Linux in general.
> > *) quite a few Ubuntu users uses Skype, as seen by past emails on
> > various Ubuntu lists.
> quite a few Ubuntu users use Firefox aswell. Should this list be flooded with security reports?
> > *) I suspect most of these users I haven't heard of that vulnerability
> They don't need to. A patched version will be downloaded from the
> > *) and it was posted on the sounder list, a list described as
> > "Anything goes Ubuntu community chit-chat and discussion list"
> > (http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/sounder)
> Skype is actually a very non-Ubuntu application, because it is
> proprietary software. Also, notice the word community before chit-chat.
> Security bulletins != community
sorry if i missed something, but where is the point in arguing about the
quality/necessarity of the original post? i mean, it's not that he
wanted us to know about the current state of his ingrowing toenail.
but i guess this would have made a nice topic too here on SOUNDER :)
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