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Re: [Help-smalltalk] Status of security issue (libltdl, gentoo)?

From: Roland Plüss
Subject: Re: [Help-smalltalk] Status of security issue (libltdl, gentoo)?
Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2010 16:25:35 +0100
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On 03/13/2010 08:49 PM, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
>>>> It's about gnu-smalltalk using internal copies of vulnerable libraries.
>>>> The ebuild is flagged for removal in just a few days left. What is the
>>>> status on this problem? Has a fix been made upstream already? If the
>>>> time limit passes gnu-smalltalk is bye-bye and can't be installed
>>>> anymore by GenToo users.
>>> I cannot do anything about that.  I pointed to the appropriate
>>> upstream patches in the report.
>> So I take it there would be actually a fix for the problem? Granted
>> GenToo folks can be rather "annoying" about patching stuff if they have to.
> For security problems it seems stupid to not patch.  The fix comes
> straight from upstream.
> Paolo
Well then let's see what happens. Right now it's still slated for removal.

Yours sincerely<br>
Plüss Roland<br>
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