Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1349-1 linux-tools -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
16 Apr 2018
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 693667, Bug 696957, Bug 708994.
More information:

This update doesn't fix a vulnerability in linux-tools, but provides support for building Linux kernel modules with the retpoline mitigation for CVE-2017-5715 (Spectre variant 2).

This update also includes bug fixes from the upstream Linux 3.2 stable branch up to and including 3.2.101.

For Debian 7 Wheezy, these problems have been fixed in version 3.2.101-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your linux-tools packages.

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