Debian GNU/Linux 8.6 "Jessie" Officially Released, Brings over 90 Security Fixes

The Debian Project announced the release of the sixth maintenance update to the stable Debian GNU/Linux 8 “Jessie” operating system series, Debian 8.6, which brings new installation mediums with up-to-date components.

Debian GNU/Linux 8.6 “Jessie” is here to add various important improvements to almost 80 packages, as well as to integrate all the security updates that have been released in the distribution’s official software repositories since the release of Debian GNU/Linux 8.5 “Jessie.” Approximately 95 security updates are included in the new stable release, including the latest kernel version.

“This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems. Security advisories were already published separately and are referenced where available,” reads the announcement. “Please note that this update does not constitute a new version of De… (read more)

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