Backporting security fixes

Martin Pitt martin.pitt at
Mon Oct 23 08:39:52 BST 2006


t u [2006-10-22 16:03 -0400]:
> Hopefully this was previously discussed and concluded, but I couldn't
> find it. Is there an automated system that backports all new-release
> security vulnerabilities to other supported releases, or is it left to
> the accuracy of devels' memory (i.e. they need to remember that the fix
> should be backported)?

Of course there is no automatic backporting of security fixes, this
has to happen manually. However, we have an automatic system to
*track* vulnerabilities in all releases:


Martin Pitt
Ubuntu Developer
Debian Developer

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