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Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] Is IceCat 24.0 secure?

From: Loic J. Duros
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] Is IceCat 24.0 secure?
Date: Fri, 07 Mar 2014 00:17:15 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Sure, send it to me when you have this ready, no rush until IceCat 27 is
released (weekend or mid next-week or afterwards.)

Simple HTML would be best!



Mauricio Fernandez Vitri <address@hidden> writes:

> I'm glad you liked the idea, Loic. I'm sure it's useful and important
> and I'd like to help.
> I could send you updates about the security status of Firefox. It
> wouldn't be a complicated task, since Mozilla uploads all the info to
> two pages [1][2].
> It would just be a matter of paying attention as to when the release
> of the newest Firefox version (release and ESR) takes place. That's
> when they update these lists.
> I'm not sure yet what would be the best way to structure the GNUzilla
> versions/security page.
> For example, since latest IceCat version is 24.0, when you release
> IceCat 27.0.1, does it sound reasonable to add a list with all the
> bugfixes from Firefox 25, 25.0.1, 26, and 27 under the title "Fixed in
> IceCat 27.0.1"?
> Should I send you this to your email address directly or to this list?
> In HTML or plain text? I think the colors and general layout of the
> aforementioned web pages are adequate. It wouldn't involve much more
> than copying and pasting and replacing Firefox with IceCat, so I don't
> really know if you would need my help at all.
> Regards,
> Mauricio
> [1] http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox.html
> [2] http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefoxESR.html
> On Tue, Mar 4, 2014 at 12:31 AM, Loic J. Duros <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Great idea. It would be nice to have this. Would you like to volunteer
>> and, in the future, regularly send me an email with the list of
>> fixes/security status so that I can post on a page in
>> http://gnu.org/s/icecat
>> Building the next IceCat and LibreJS keep me busy enough, so more help,
>> not just development, but such work as documenting, as you suggest,
>> would be extremely helpful!
>> I don't think the gnu.org offers an easy way to securely allow someone
>> to post content on a single page only, unfortunately, but maybe it will
>> be worth at some point to set up a simple wiki app, even if a lot of the
>> documentation would actually end up linking to mozilla.org.
>> Thanks again for your suggestion!
>> Loic
>> Mauricio Fernandez Vitri <address@hidden> writes:
>>> That's good to know.
>>> It would be nice to see information about future (and past) versions
>>> and their security status in the main GNUzilla web site. This way
>>> everyone would know which version is secure and which one isn't, so
>>> they won't just use a free web browser, but a secure one also.
>>> On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 5:28 PM, Loic J. Duros <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>> We're working on the release of IceCat based off 27.0.1, actually.
>>>> Mauricio Fernandez Vitri <address@hidden> writes:
>>>>> Hello,
>>>>> I've done some research and found that there are security updates
>>>>> which fix more than 14 critical bugs for Firefox ESR [1].
>>>>> Aren't those critical bugs important enough to update IceCat? Would
>>>>> you please consider updating it to the latest ESR?
>>>>> Thanks for your work,
>>>>> Mauricio
>>>>> [1] http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefoxESR.html
>>>>> --
>>>>> http://gnuzilla.gnu.org
>>> --
>>> http://gnuzilla.gnu.org

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