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Re: [HEADSUP] Removing vulnerable packages
On Fri, Apr 08, 2011 at 01:25:27PM +0000, Dennis den Brok wrote:
> Roger Brooks <R.S.Brooks%liverpool.ac.uk@localhost> wrote:
> > AFAIK, adobe-flash-plugin-10.0.0.525 is the only flash plugin available
> > which will work on NetBSD. Removing it is going to force many of us who
> > use NetBSD desktops to switch to Linux. My understanding is that newer
> > versions of flash require linux emulation to be brought up to date.
> That's partially true for released versions of NetBSD, but even for
> them, there still is multimedia/ns-flash, which I would recommend
> anyway, because it's a version still supported by Adobe, while
> multimedia/adobe-flash-plugin is not, very old and full of known
> security vulnerabilities.
multimedia/adobe-flash-plugin is a 10.x version where multimedia/ns-flash
is only a 9.x so the later will not work if you need a 10.x one.
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