Parsix GNU/Linux 8.10 “Erik” is currently the latest stable and most advanced version of the distro, which launched officially on the last day of July 2016, based on Debian GNU/Linux 8 “Jessie,” which means that its software repositories are always in sync with upstream to keep the OS secure and reliable until it reaches end of life.
You’ll have to update your Parsix GNU/Linux 8.10 “Erik” installation, as it has received security updates for multiple core components and applications, including PHP5, NSS, NSPR, IceDove, libav, Chromium, WordPress, libdbd-mysql-perl, Jackrabbit, BIND9, and c-ares.
Also updated are the kernel packages, which are now based on the recently released Linux 4.4.24 LTS kernel. Therefore, we strongly recommend that you update your Parsix GNU/Linux 8.10 “Erik” system(s) as soon as possible to receive the security updates mentioned above and keep your installation healthy and secure.
Submitted by: Arnfried Walbrecht
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