flashplugin-nonfree security update

Stephan Hermann sh at sourcecode.de
Mon Aug 3 11:06:43 BST 2009


hi,


On Mon, 03 Aug 2009 11:41:58 +0200
Andreas Heinlein <aheinlein at gmx.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> a rather important security update exists for adobe flashplayer which
> closes several security holes - see
> http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-10.html
> 
> The update has been published last Friday, I have not yet seen updated
> flashplugin-nonfree packages. Since this package only downloads the
> player and installs it, all what is necessary is to update the
> sha256sums in the package.
> 
> I have done that and created a new package for hardy; I'd like to
> contribute that but don't know how to do it. Should be easy to do the
> same for the 10.x version in hardy-backports/intrepid/jaunty.
> 

the last flash player update doesn't only fix a serious security bug,
it also fixes the problem with proxy and rtmpt (adobe bug #673).

IMHO a good bugfix via -updates.

Regards,

\sh


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