[vbox-dev] Wait, what? 6.0.12?

Andreas Löffler andreas.loeffler at oracle.com
Wed Sep 4 07:41:59 UTC 2019

Hi all,

I can confirm that we indeed have built and uploaded VirtualBox 6.0.12,
but did not officially announce it yet :-)

Kind regards / Mit freundlichen Grüßen

Andreas Löffler             | VirtualBox Engineering
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On 04/09/2019 07:24, Kalogrianitis Socratis wrote:
> The way that *I* understand that the update/upload process works:
> 1) Binaries are uploaded. That's the most time-consuming process.
> 2) Repo info gets auto-updated (what you saw Valdis).
> 3) The "index.html" in the download servers is updated (the one that you pointed to Sérgio)
> 4) The website gets updated.
> 5) The announcement is made in the dev. list.
> Right now we're at 3), and I guess night hit Germany before they got to 4) and 5).
> I don't think that Oracle can get hacked that easily, riots would ensure... :)
> Socratis
>> On 4/Σεπ/2019, at 03:05, Valdis Klētnieks <valdis.kletnieks at vt.edu> wrote:
>> Just checking, it wouldn't be the first time that a repository got
>> hacked and a twiddled binary getting distributed.  Fortunately, it was
>> signed, which eliminates the easy attacks - but it isn't like we've not
>> seen attacks  on signing infrastructure before....
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