Debian 9.8 Released With Latest Security Fixes

Written by Michael Larabel in Debian on 16 February 2019 at 12:14 PM EST. 5 Comments
Debian 9.8 is available this weekend as the latest bug-fix / security fix update to Debian GNU/Linux "Stretch".

Debian 9.7 was released less than one month ago in order to address the APT security issue while Debian 9.8 is more of a general purpose bug-fix update.

Debian 9.8 features dozens of updated packages to address various bugs, security updates ranging from QEMU and Ceph to Chromium and systemd, updated Python 3 dependencies to multiple packages, addressing possible DoS vulnerabilities, and a range of other fixes.

The complete list of package changes and security updates for Debian 9.8 are outlined at
Related News
About The Author
Author picture

Michael Larabel is the principal author of and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 20,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter, LinkedIn, or contacted via

Popular News This Week