Thursday, February 25, 2016

are these suspicious updates on linux mint ?

The sign next to then is level 3 !

This package includes PEM files of CA certificates to allow SSL-based applications to check for the authenticity of SSL connections. It includes, among others, certificate authorities used by the Debian infrastructure and those shipped with Mozilla's browsers. Please note that Debian can neither confirm nor deny whether the certificate authorities whose certificates are included in this package have in any way been audited for trustworthiness or RFC 3647 compliance. Full responsibility to assess them belongs to the local system administrator.

GNU cpio is a tool for creating and extracting archives, or copying files from one place to another. It handles a number of cpio formats as well as reading and writing tar files.

This package contains various network related extensions for the GIO library.
This update contains 4 packages:  glib-networking glib-networking-common glib-networking-services glib-networking:i386