Quake3 security issue and non-responsive maintainer: Xavier Lamien
laxathom at fedoraproject.org
Tue May 11 11:10:42 UTC 2010
On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 11:56 AM, Mamoru Tasaka
<mtasaka at ioa.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp> wrote:
> Michael Schwendt wrote, at 05/11/2010 06:37 PM +9:00:
>> On Tue, 11 May 2010 14:37:22 +0530, Rahul wrote:
>>> Quake 3 engine needs to be updated. The current version has security
>>> issues and breaks multiplayer in a couple of Quake3 based games such as
>>> OpenArena. The maintainer has not responded in bugzilla since March and
>>> has not responded to private email either. I would like to invoke the
>>> fast track process. Meanwhile, I will be much obliged if someone
>>> updates Quake 3 to the latest version available and push out updates for
>>> Fedora 13 and 12.
>> Correction to:
>> | The maintainer has not responded in bugzilla since March and
>> | has not responded to private email either.
>> None of the currently open tickets have seen a reply by the maintainer,
>> and they date back to 2008 (including the CVEs).
> Xavier responsed to rubygem-json related bug recently:
> So I guess trying to re-contact him is better.
I definitively missed that one.
I'll have a window hopefully on Thursday to fix this.
In the mean time, anyone who have knowledges to work on it is free to
do it and push the fix.
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