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Feature #115

Add option to include list of changes for each update

Added by Deoren Moor almost 4 years ago. Updated almost 4 years ago.

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Assigned
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Normal
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Category:
Core
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Start date:
07/26/2013
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Description

For Ubuntu systems this could be accomplished by the use of apt-listchanges. A good guide on its use would be the usr/sbin/apticron script that is part of the apticron package.

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#1 Updated by Deoren Moor almost 4 years ago

  • Target version set to Someday

#2 Updated by Deoren Moor almost 4 years ago

Here's the output from having apt-listchanges installed:

Get:1 Changelog for libisc83 (http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/main/b/bind9/bind9_9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4ubuntu0.7/changelog) [54.9 kB]
bind9 (1:9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4ubuntu0.7) precise-security; urgency=low

  * SECURITY UPDATE: denial of service via incorrect bounds checking on
    private type 'keydata'
    - lib/dns/rdata/generic/keydata_65533.c: check for correct length.
    - Patch backported from 9.8.5-P2
    - CVE-2013-4854

-- Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers@ubuntu.com>  Fri, 26 Jul 2013 22:56:08 -0400

There is probably a local copy of the changelog available to parse & include, but if not, it looks like I can use a URL based on the package name:

http://changelogs.ubuntu.com/changelogs/pool/main/b/bind9/bind9_9.8.1.dfsg.P1-4ubuntu0.7/changelog

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