Bug 1346171 - Probably false positive warning about old seamonkey-2.40
Summary: Probably false positive warning about old seamonkey-2.40
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: seamonkey
Version: 23
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
unspecified
unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Dmitry Butskoy
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2016-06-14 07:40 UTC by Jaroslav Škarvada
Modified: 2016-07-02 23:50 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2016-06-22 23:54:30 UTC


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Description Jaroslav Škarvada 2016-06-14 07:40:19 UTC
Description of problem:
Today (2016-06-14) red bar started showing in Seamonkey saying:
"Your copy of SeaMonkey is old and probably has known security flaws, but you have disabled automatic update checks. Please update to a newer version."

I have SeaMonkey 2.40, so it seems there is no newer version I could upgrade to. The warning shows also for newly created users with clean profile.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
seamonkey-2.40-1.fc23.x86_64

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run seamonkey

Actual results:
Red warning bar with the following text:
"Your copy of SeaMonkey is old and probably has known security flaws, but you have disabled automatic update checks. Please update to a newer version."

Expected results:
No warning bar

Additional info:
This maybe temporally upstream fault.

$ rpm -qV seamonkey
[nothing]

Comment 1 Jaroslav Škarvada 2016-06-14 07:46:19 UTC
I am not sure whether it is related (probably isn't) but I noted a lot of following messages on the console:

addons.update-checker	WARN	Update manifest for langpack-
cs@seamonkey.mozilla.org did not contain an updates property

Comment 2 Dmitry Butskoy 2016-06-14 09:02:29 UTC
Actually Seamonkey-2.40 is the last released version.

Unfortunately, 2.41-2.43 are skipped to release, hence there is enough time slot to trigger "you have very old version" report mechanism for end users.

To switch this message off, go to "about:config" and add "app.updatecheck.override" boolean set to "true". (There is no such a boolean by default, hence add the new one by the right mouse click somewhere in about:config page).

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2016-06-14 21:58:32 UTC
seamonkey-2.40-3.fc24 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 24. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-c525157d83

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2016-06-14 21:59:21 UTC
seamonkey-2.40-2.fc23 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 23. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-21e3a70336

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2016-06-14 22:00:13 UTC
seamonkey-2.40-2.fc22 has been submitted as an update to Fedora 22. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-d2138174e7

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2016-06-14 22:00:56 UTC
seamonkey-2.40-2.el7 has been submitted as an update to Fedora EPEL 7. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-EPEL-2016-15e09d364b

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2016-06-14 22:01:37 UTC
seamonkey-2.40-2.el6 has been submitted as an update to Fedora EPEL 6. https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-EPEL-2016-a1ead5ad34

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2016-06-15 16:56:33 UTC
seamonkey-2.40-3.fc24 has been pushed to the Fedora 24 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for
instructions on how to install test updates.
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-c525157d83

Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2016-06-15 17:24:56 UTC
seamonkey-2.40-2.fc22 has been pushed to the Fedora 22 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for
instructions on how to install test updates.
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-d2138174e7

Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2016-06-15 17:27:34 UTC
seamonkey-2.40-2.fc23 has been pushed to the Fedora 23 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for
instructions on how to install test updates.
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2016-21e3a70336

Comment 11 Fedora Update System 2016-06-16 15:18:52 UTC
seamonkey-2.40-2.el7 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 7 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for
instructions on how to install test updates.
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-EPEL-2016-15e09d364b

Comment 12 Fedora Update System 2016-06-16 15:19:18 UTC
seamonkey-2.40-2.el6 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 6 testing repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:Updates_Testing for
instructions on how to install test updates.
You can provide feedback for this update here: https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-EPEL-2016-a1ead5ad34

Comment 13 Fedora Update System 2016-06-22 23:54:28 UTC
seamonkey-2.40-3.fc24 has been pushed to the Fedora 24 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 14 Fedora Update System 2016-06-23 04:53:17 UTC
seamonkey-2.40-2.fc23 has been pushed to the Fedora 23 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 15 Fedora Update System 2016-06-23 05:19:39 UTC
seamonkey-2.40-2.fc22 has been pushed to the Fedora 22 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 16 Fedora Update System 2016-07-02 16:19:47 UTC
seamonkey-2.40-2.el6 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 6 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 17 Fedora Update System 2016-07-02 23:50:00 UTC
seamonkey-2.40-2.el7 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 7 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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