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Re: How to upgrade the linux-image package on Debian 8.7 OS




This support request should have been sent to the debian-lts or debian-
user list.

On Thu, 2018-07-05 at 13:09 +0530, Latif Shaikh wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> As Nessus scan report, they are suggested to upgrade the kernel/linux
> version with   *linux-image-3.16.0-4-amd64_3.**16.56-1* but this version is
> not available for upgrading on your Debian portal.
> 
> Can you please help us to upgrade the linux version *3.16.0-4-amd64_3.*
> *16.56-1*  on debian 8.7?

There is no such package.  Various security fixes resulted in kernel
ABI changes, so we had to change the binary package names. 
Specifically, linux-image-3.16.0-4-amd64 has been replaced by
linux-image-3.16.0-6-amd64.

If you use "apt full-upgrade" to install security updates that should
bring in new packages as necessary.

Ben.

-- 
Ben Hutchings
When in doubt, use brute force. - Ken Thompson

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