Ubuntu 14.04.6 LTS (Trusty Tahr) Released with Patched APT Package Manager

Canonical released today the sixth point release to the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) operating system series to address the recently discovered security vulnerability in the APT package manager.

After last week’s Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS (Xenial Xerus) point release, Canonical now published the Ubuntu 14.04.6 LTS (Trusty Tahr) point release to offer users a more secure installation media that contains a patched APT package manager against a security vulnerability affecting all Debian and Ubuntu-based operating systems, which could allow a remote attacker to install malicious packages.

“Unlike previous point releases, 14.04.6 is a security-targeted release for the purpose of pr… (read more)

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