Installing jdk on 7-Release: Has known vulnerabilities from
twhoffma at student.matnat.uio.no
Thu Jul 24 00:57:08 UTC 2008
>> when I try to install linux-sun-jdk16 from ports I get:
>> ===> linux-sun-jdk-1.6.0.07 has known vulnerabilities:
>> => jdk -- jar directory traversal vulnerability.
>> => Please update your ports tree and try again.
>> *** Error code 1
>> This refers to a vulnerability from 2005 (!). I get the same thing with
>> the 1.5 port.
>> I desperately want to avoid building the native version due to the fact
>> that I have a not that sporty laptop, and the packages from the freebsd
>> foundation is not available yet.
>> I have the latest portsnap port snapshot.
> Update your portaudit database.
I did that.
Still, same thing. Thought this was very strange as well.
Anything else that I should have done? (It's probably right in front of me!)
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