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Debian: DSA-4120-2: linux regression update

Date 03 Mar 2018
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Posted By Anthony Pell
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.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-4120-2                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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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