Bug#649625: webkit unmaintained security-wise (again)

Simon Paillard spaillard at debian.org
Mon Dec 5 20:00:47 UTC 2011


On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 09:39:41PM +0100, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> Source: webkit
> Severity: grave
> I have no idea, whether this LTS branch exists, but webkit is
> - as in Squeeze - unmaintained wrt security updates.
> I guess the consequence is to pick one of the two as the 
> default browser for Wheezy and to demote webkit as another
> unsupported HTML render engine usable to render a HTML
> help, but not for a full browser (just like khtml and qtwebkit)

If the situation persists, it may be worth warning *squeeze* users, through a
dedicated DSA/d-security-announce, as well as a dedicated paragraph in the next
point release announce ? 

Simon Paillard

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