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Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) Receives First Kernel Security Patch, Update Now

May 17, 2017, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

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Announced a month ago, on April 13, 2017, Ubuntu 17.04 shipped with a kernel from the Linux 4.10 series, which is still maintained upstream receiving weekly patches that fix bugs and security issues, but also update drivers and add new functionality. But the time has come for Ubuntu 17.04 users to update their kernels. According to Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3293-1, multiple security issues are affecting the linux-generic (including lpae), linux-lowlatency, and linux-raspi2 kernel packages of Ubuntu 17.04 and its official derivatives using the same kernels, such as Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu GNOME, etc.

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