Linux Regression Update for Debian 9
Posted on: 03/03/2018 06:51 PM

Updated kernel packages has been released for Debian GNU/Linux 9 to address a regression in the powerpc kernel architecture

Linux Regression Update for Debian 9


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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4120-2 security@debian.org
https://www.debian.org/security/ Salvatore Bonaccorso
March 03, 2018 https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : linux
Debian Bug : 891249

The security update announced as DSA-4120-1 caused regressions on the
powerpc kernel architecture (random programs segfault, data corruption).
Updated packages are now available to correct this issue.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 4.9.82-1+deb9u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your linux packages.

For the detailed security status of linux please refer to its security
tracker page at:
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/linux

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: https://www.debian.org/security/



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