Debian upgrade 8.1 Jessie

The Debian project was pleased to announce the First update of its stable distribution Debian 8.1 (codename “Jessie”) on June 06th, 2015. This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release of Debian 8, along with adjustments for few serious problems.

Bugfixes & Security Updates on Debian 8.1 Jessie

  • CUPS Printing System remotely triggerable privilege escalation via cross-site scripting vulnerable has been fixed
  • Multiple PHP5 vulnerabilities has been fixed
  • Apache 2 module mod_jk incorrect JkMount/JkUnmount directives processing vulnerability fixed
  • buffer overflow in the emulated floppy disk drive, resulting in potential privilege escalation fixed
  • NTFS-3G, unprivileged users having full permission to make all changes got fixed
  • Several vulnerabilities has been fixed PostgreSQL-9.1 & PostgreSQL-9.4
  • Several vulnerabilities has been fixed chromium web browser.
  • Multiple vulnerabilities were fixed in Zend Framework, a PHP framework.
  • proftpd-dfsg, an FTP server, the mod_copy module allowed unauthenticated users to copy files around on the server
  • For more details about Jessie 8.1
  • For more details about jessie 8.1 security update

Note : 1) Don’t forget to take backup of your important/valuable data. If something goes wrong we will install freshly and restore the data.
2) Upgrade will take time based on your Internet connection

1) Checking the current version of my Desktop

See my current desktop version in the below snapshot.
Command line output.

2) Run upgrade Debian 8.0 to 8.1

Now, its time to upgrade your Operating system from 8.0 to “jessie” 8.1.

[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get update
[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get upgrade

3) Checking the upgraded version of my Desktop

See my upgraded desktop version in the below snapshot.

Magesh Maruthamuthu

Love to play with all Linux distribution