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From:Christian Hammers Date:December 12 2002 2:44pm
Subject:Re: [packagers] MySQL 3.23.54 is released
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> Apart from fixing several bugs, this release also resolves multiple
> security vulnerabilities that have been found and reported to us by Stefan
> Esser from e-matters GmbH, Germany. You can read the full text of Stefans
> advisory here:

Does anybody already have a small diffset that can be used to fix the 
security problems older releases without having to upgrade to a new

At least we from Debian prefer only applying small diffs to our stable
distribution because most admins don't like upgrading a version because
incompatibilities can never be ruled out in practice..
(Our current version in Debian "woody" is e.g. 3.23.49)