[SECURITY] [DSA 2134-1] Upcoming changes in advisory format

From: Moritz Muehlenhoff <jmm@debian.org>
To: bugtraq@securityfocus.com
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Subject: [SECURITY] [DSA 2134-1] Upcoming changes in advisory format
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2134-1                  security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
December 18th, 2010                   http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Traditionally Debian security advisories have included MD5 check sums
of the updated packages. This was introduced at a time when apt didn't
exist yet and BIND was at version 4.

Since apt cryptographically enforces the integrity of the archive for
quite some time now, we've decided to finally drop the hash values
from our advisory mails.

We'll also change some details of the advisory format in the upcoming
months.

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Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org

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