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Re: Flash Security Update

#61 Post by v3g4n » Thu Oct 27, 2016 8:12 am

MY GOODNESS! :eek:
that there is a doozy.
Thanks!

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Re: Flash Security Update

#62 Post by richb » Thu Oct 27, 2016 8:19 am

Well done. Corrects a bothersome situation.
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Re: Flash Security Update

#63 Post by Stevo » Thu Oct 27, 2016 2:31 pm

We have a version of flashplugin-nonfree in the repo that includes that command as "update-flashplugin-nonfree-direct", but Debian had a little upgrade that installed over it. I just installed our repo version, and that command worked to upgrade to the .643 Flash, so I'll have to bump our version again.

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Re: Flash Security Update

#64 Post by Adrian » Thu Oct 27, 2016 3:02 pm

Stevo wrote:We have a version of flashplugin-nonfree in the repo that includes that command as "update-flashplugin-nonfree-direct", but Debian had a little upgrade that installed over it. I just installed our repo version, and that command worked to upgrade to the .643 Flash, so I'll have to bump our version again.
Great, I wonder if it's not better to use a different epoch to avoid such situations (but then you are stuck maintaining it).

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Re: Flash Security Update

#65 Post by Stevo » Thu Oct 27, 2016 3:06 pm

Adrian wrote:
Stevo wrote:We have a version of flashplugin-nonfree in the repo that includes that command as "update-flashplugin-nonfree-direct", but Debian had a little upgrade that installed over it. I just installed our repo version, and that command worked to upgrade to the .643 Flash, so I'll have to bump our version again.
Great, I wonder if it's not better to use a different epoch to avoid such situations (but then you are stuck maintaining it).
Yeah, I ended up having to add an epoch for our version of mpv, and I keep forgetting to add it whenever I do a backport. Stretch has a newer fpn-nf package with a few improvements, so I'll just backport that and add our script.

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Re: Flash Security Update

#66 Post by kmathern » Thu Oct 27, 2016 3:23 pm

Stevo wrote:We have a version of flashplugin-nonfree in the repo that includes that command as "update-flashplugin-nonfree-direct", but Debian had a little upgrade that installed over it. I just installed our repo version, and that command worked to upgrade to the .643 Flash, so I'll have to bump our version again.
I forgot about the update-flashplugin-nonfree-direct script.

What I posted earlier today is pretty much the samething, though in todays version I added some extra wget options to give a download progress printout similar to what the Debian update-flashplugin-nonfree script displays.

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Re: Flash Security Update

#67 Post by Stevo » Thu Oct 27, 2016 8:10 pm

I'll put an upgrade on the to-do list.

Here it is, will also send to rhe repo: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0BxE7w ... EpaM0hldFE

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Re: Flash Security Update

#68 Post by Eadwine Rose » Fri Oct 28, 2016 2:57 am

I upgraded flashplugin-nonfree (1:3.6.1+deb8u1) to 1:3.7mx15+2 package just now, went to mx flash manager. It said there was no Adobe flash installed, so went to install it. However still no Adobe flash installed.

I tried it again but no dice.
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Re: Flash Security Update

#69 Post by kmathern » Fri Oct 28, 2016 7:10 am

Eadwine Rose wrote:I upgraded flashplugin-nonfree (1:3.6.1+deb8u1) to 1:3.7mx15+2 package just now, went to mx flash manager. It said there was no Adobe flash installed, so went to install it. However still no Adobe flash installed.

I tried it again but no dice.
I got the error message below during the upgrade of Stevo's updated flashplugin-nonfree, and MX Flash did show that Adobe Flash wasn't installed.

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Setting up flashplugin-nonfree (1:3.7mx15+2) ...
ERROR: wget failed to download http://people.debian.org/~bartm/flashplugin-nonfree/D5C0FC14/fp.11.2.202.643.sha512.amd64.pgp.asc
More information might be available at:
  http://wiki.debian.org/FlashPlayer
If you then run the command below, MX Flash will show that Adobe Flash is installed.

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sudo update-flashplugin-nonfree-direct
I think Adrian is going to make some changes and add that command to MX Flash, but looking at github I don't think he's added it yet.

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Re: Flash Security Update

#70 Post by Adrian » Fri Oct 28, 2016 2:28 pm

kmathern wrote: If you then run the command below, MX Flash will show that Adobe Flash is installed.

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sudo update-flashplugin-nonfree-direct
I think Adrian is going to make some changes and add that command to MX Flash, but looking at github I don't think he's added it yet.
I made the change, it should pop up soon in the repo.

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