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Re: [opensuse-security] Older version of Adobe Flash Player was still installed after April upgrade :(



On Sun, Jun 01, 2008 at 09:55:46AM -0400, Gar Ulbricht wrote:
> Marcus Meissner wrote on 6/1 at 05:40 AM (EST):
> >On Sun, Jun 01, 2008 at 05:29:41AM -0400, Gar Ulbricht wrote:
> >>Hi all,
> >>
> [.....]
> >>
> >>When the new patch came out for Adobe Flash in April,
> >>I installed the rpm labled: "flash-player-9.0.124.0-0.1 --
> >>Macromedia Flash Plug-In,"
> >>but that install did not remove the old rpm  --
> >>it was still there.
> >
> >How did it not remove the old RPM for you? How did you notice
> >it was still installed?
> >
> >Ciao, Marcus
> 
> I had used YAST and searched under Flash Plug-In
> as well as several other things (Adobe), etc.
> That is how I found I had both
> flash-player-9.0.124.0-0.1--Macromedia Flash Plug-In,

This is from SUSE.

> as well as flash-plugin-9.0.115.0-release-Adobe Flash Player 9.0

This is from Adobe.

> installed -- and when Adobe's test page returned
> "9.0.115.0" I used kpackage to verify that it was
> still installed but not needed to satisy aany
> depency issues ...

Likely the Adobe version overrode ours. We ship flash-player 
and its updates, no need for vendor downloads here.

Ciao, Marcus
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