Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 8th Jun 2005 08:43 UTC, submitted by george
Debian and its clones A configuration mistake in the new Debian Linux distribution has forced a fix less than 24 hours after the software was released. "New installs [of Debian 3.1 from CD and DVD] will not get security updates by default," said Debian developer Colin Watson in an e-mail warning. Installations from floppy disks or network servers were not affected.
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Quick action from Debian
by digit on Wed 8th Jun 2005 12:44 UTC

Well, there's no harm done, really. The installation images are being fixed and the people downloading or purchasing Sarge later on will get the fixed version. How many security updates do you expect to download one day after the official release date, anyway?