[ubuntu-hardened] USN-1941-1 for 12.04 LTS: Linux kernel vulnerabilities

John Johansen john.johansen at canonical.com
Sun Sep 8 09:04:08 UTC 2013

On 09/07/2013 12:38 PM, Daniel Curtis wrote:
> Hi Marc
> I see, that in /var/log/apt/history.log file, 3.2.0-53 kernel was
> installed on 2013-09-06. It's pretty strange, because I'm pretty
> sure, that I'm using this kernel for a week maybe more... Really.
this is possible if for some reason you where running a -proposed
kernel for some reason. If not are you sure you were not thinking of
the -52 kernel.

> Also, I noticed that in Software Sources (Updates tab) - a GUI-based
> repository management, option responsible for 'installing security
> updates without confirmation' is... selected. Hmm, that would explain
> my question, but... I do not use so-called 'proposed-updates'. That's for
> sure.
> Linux 3.2.0-53 in 'precise-proposed' appeared on Fri, Aug 23 2013.
> It's strange. I don't know what to think about it.
There were two 3.2.0-53 kernels (3.2.0-53.80, 3.2.0-53.81) this cycle.
Looking at the pocket and git history both where published into -proposed
on August 22 with the latter being pocket copied to -security and -updates
on Sept 5. The copy was fairly late on thursday so dependent on your
location it may show up as Friday the 6th.


shows a better pocket history than


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