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Re: Apt bug & redirects




On 23/01/19 5:05 PM, Richard Hector wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I just read about the current apt security update on The Register:
> 
> https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/22/debian_package_manager_flaws/
> 
> It suggests running apt update with redirects disallowed ... but
> security.debian.org appears to do a redirect.
> 
> There's a tip at https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4371 , but
> using the cdn-fastly url doesn't seem to work, at least for jessie
> (haven't tried my stretch machines yet).
> 
> Anyone know if there's a direct url for (jessie) security updates that
> doesn't rely on redirects?

Ok, it seems if I go through the list on the dsa page above, I can then
download the packages from their respective pages on
packages.debian.org, where they're listed along with checksums. Tedious,
but should work :-)

Richard


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