new flash 10 has broken dependencies

Michael Bienia michael at bienia.de
Mon Aug 24 17:48:25 BST 2009


On 2009-08-24 18:58:40 +0300, Dmitrijs Ledkovs wrote:
> 2009/8/24 Dmitry Baryshev <ksquirrel.iv at gmail.com>:
> >
> > $ dpkg -l | grep adobe
> > ii  adobe-flashplugin                    10.0.22.87-1
> > Adobe Flash Player plugin version 10
> >
> > --
> > Regards, Krasu.
> >
> 
> Hmm..... it seems like this package is from Canonical Partner
> Repository. Unfortunatly Ubuntu Community does not provide help nor
> support for it. Nonetheless there are a few things I, personally, can
> suggest you.

I assume the above mentioned version was directly installed from the
Adobe website (http://get.adobe.com/de/flashplayer/) and not from the
partner repository.

> 2) The package version you have installed has published security
> vulnirabilities !!!
> 
> I strongly recommend you to upgrade to a version which begins with
> 10.0.32.18. It is available from jaunty-updates and karmic in the
> multiverse suite.

The alternative would be to use adobe-flashplugin from the partner
repository to get automatic updates.

Michael



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