Update for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS patches security vulnerabilities

Update for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS patches security vulnerabilities

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Canonical has released a kernel update for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
The “important update” patches 39 security vulnerabilities, according to a report by Softpedia.
The update covers Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and its official derivatives, including Kubuntu, Lubuntu, and Xubuntu.
Security fixes contained in the update cover a wide range of issues, such as vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel’s USB over IP implementation – which allowed remote attacks.
The kernel update is available for 64-bit and 32-bit Linux kernel packages of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS using the Linux 4.4 kernel, along with Raspberry Pi 2 and Amazon Web Services systems.

Source: https://mybroadband.co.za/news/security/255213-update-for-ubuntu-16-04-lts-patches-security-vulnerabilities.html
Submitted by: Arnfried Walbrecht

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