The Ubuntu team is happy to announce the release of Ubuntu 14.04.6 LTS
(Long-Term Support) for its Desktop and Server products, as well as other
flavours of Ubuntu with long-term support.
Unlike previous point releases, 14.04.6 is a security-targeted release
for the purpose of providing updated installation media which protects
new installations from the recently discovered APT vulnerability
(USN-3863-1). Many other security updates for additional high-impact
bugs are also included, with a focus on maintaining stability and
compatibility with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
Ubuntu Kylin 14.04.6 LTS is also now available. More details can be found
in its individual release notes:
Users of Ubuntu on clouds are recommended to launch new instances using
the latest images from the 14.04 release stream, which include the fix
in APT for USN-3863-1.
Maintenance updates will be provided for 5 years for Ubuntu Desktop,
Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu Cloud, Ubuntu Core, Ubuntu Kylin, Edubuntu, and
Kubuntu. All the remaining flavours will be supported for 3 years.
Ubuntu is a full-featured Linux distribution for desktops, laptops,
clouds and servers, with a fast and easy installation and regular
releases. A tightly-integrated selection of excellent applications is
included, and an incredible variety of add-on software is just a few
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