Debian Bug report logs - #560892
pdsh: embeds libtool

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Package: pdsh; Maintainer for pdsh is Brian Pellin <>; Source for pdsh is src:pdsh.

Reported by: Michael Gilbert <>

Date: Sun, 13 Dec 2009 00:27:05 UTC

Severity: important

Tags: security

Found in version pdsh/2.18-4

Fixed in version pdsh/2.18-5

Done: Brian Pellin <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Report forwarded to, Brian Pellin <>:
Bug#560892; Package pdsh. (Sun, 13 Dec 2009 00:27:07 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Michael Gilbert <>:
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From: Michael Gilbert <>
Subject: pdsh: embeds libtool
Date: Sat, 12 Dec 2009 19:25:46 -0500
package: pdsh
version: 2.18-4
severity: important
tags: security


your package embeds source code from libtool, which makes
security updates very cumbersome, difficult, and potentially
error-prone.  please update your package to make use of the
shared library.  thank you for your attention on this matter.

best wishes,

Reply sent to Brian Pellin <>:
You have taken responsibility. (Sun, 20 Dec 2009 06:33:14 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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Bug acknowledged by developer. (Sun, 20 Dec 2009 06:33:14 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #10 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Brian Pellin <>
Subject: Bug#560892: fixed in pdsh 2.18-5
Date: Sun, 20 Dec 2009 06:32:31 +0000
Source: pdsh
Source-Version: 2.18-5

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
pdsh, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to main/p/pdsh/pdsh_2.18-5.debian.tar.gz
  to main/p/pdsh/pdsh_2.18-5.dsc
  to main/p/pdsh/pdsh_2.18-5_amd64.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Brian Pellin <> (supplier of updated pdsh package)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Sat, 12 Dec 2009 21:22:56 -0600
Source: pdsh
Binary: pdsh
Architecture: source amd64
Version: 2.18-5
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Brian Pellin <>
Changed-By: Brian Pellin <>
 pdsh       - Efficient rsh-like utility, for using hosts in parallel
Closes: 560892
 pdsh (2.18-5) unstable; urgency=low
   * Use system libtool instead of included one (closes: #560892)
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 a86f54fc782bdeb27ead168d8de62741 15570 net extra pdsh_2.18-5.debian.tar.gz
 6afbaac834bf5fa4cfe0ec4cb61cb836 134380 net extra pdsh_2.18-5_amd64.deb

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