[CentOS] CentOS-announce Digest, Vol 19, Issue 2

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Today's Topics:

   1. CESA-2006:0594-02: Critical CentOS 2 i386 seamonkey security
      update (was mozilla) (John Newbigin)


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Message: 1
Date: Tue, 05 Sep 2006 10:01:38 +1000
From: John Newbigin <jnewbigin at ict.swin.edu.au>
Subject: [CentOS-announce] CESA-2006:0594-02: Critical CentOS 2 i386
	seamonkey security update (was mozilla)
To: centos-announce at centos.org
Message-ID: <44FCBE62.5010604 at ict.swin.edu.au>
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The following errata for CentOS-2 have been built and uploaded to the
centos mirror:

RHSA-2006:0594-02 Critical: seamonkey security update (was mozilla)

Files available:
seamonkey-1.0.3-0.0.1.5.EL2.c2.1.i386.rpm
seamonkey-chat-1.0.3-0.0.1.5.EL2.c2.1.i386.rpm
seamonkey-devel-1.0.3-0.0.1.5.EL2.c2.1.i386.rpm
seamonkey-dom-inspector-1.0.3-0.0.1.5.EL2.c2.1.i386.rpm
seamonkey-js-debugger-1.0.3-0.0.1.5.EL2.c2.1.i386.rpm
seamonkey-mail-1.0.3-0.0.1.5.EL2.c2.1.i386.rpm
seamonkey-nspr-1.0.3-0.0.1.5.EL2.c2.1.i386.rpm
seamonkey-nspr-devel-1.0.3-0.0.1.5.EL2.c2.1.i386.rpm
seamonkey-nss-1.0.3-0.0.1.5.EL2.c2.1.i386.rpm
seamonkey-nss-devel-1.0.3-0.0.1.5.EL2.c2.1.i386.rpm

The seamonkey suite is meant to replace the mozilla suite, however
an updated galeon is not available so it will not update correctly.
This appears to be an upstream issue but everyone is quiet on the issue.

For now I recommend that you uninstall galeon before using yum upgrade.

More details are available from the RedHat web site at
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/rh21as-errata.html

The easy way to make sure you are up to date with all the latest patches
is to run*:
# rpm --erase galeon
# yum upgrade

* NOTE: this is not the normal procedure.

-- 
John Newbigin
Computer Systems Officer
Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies
Swinburne University of Technology
Melbourne, Australia
http://www.ict.swin.edu.au/staff/jnewbigin










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