UPDATE: Kali Linux 2019.1 Release!

ID PENTESTIT:30DCFD2E07437F4427F42C7A5947818D
Type pentestit
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Modified 2019-02-23T10:12:42


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Kali Linux 2019.1 is the latest Kali Linux release. This is the first 2019 release, which comes after Kali Linux 2018.4, that was made available in the month of October. This new release includes all patches, fixes, updates, and improvements since the last release – Kali Linux 2018.3, including a shiny new Linux kernel version 4.19.13 and upgrades to a lot of tools. Importantly, it also includes support for Banana Pi and Banana Pro.

Kali Linux 2019.1

What’s new in Kali Linux 2019.1?

The biggest tool updates is Metasploit 5.0, which includes database and automation APIs, new evasion capabilities, and a lot of usability improvements. As mentioned earlier, this version now supports for Banana Pi and Banana Pro ARM devices. Moreover, includes updated packages for theHarvester 3.0.0, DBeaver 5.2.3, and more.

The following bugs have also been quashed in Kali Linux 2019.1:

  • 0005194: [General Bug] System failed to boot after upgrading udev (rhertzog)
  • 0005124: [Kali Package Bug] failed to start LSB:thin initscript (rhertzog)
  • 0004994: [General Bug] Gnome may require entropy (Slow login) (rhertzog)
  • 0005051: [General Bug] vmtoolsd starting to early (rhertzog)
  • 0005011: [General Bug] xfce freezes (rhertzog)
  • 0005096: [Kali Package Bug] Freeradius-wpe package has unment dependencies (sbrun)
  • 0005085/0005061: [General Bug] xfsettingsd(in package of xfce4-setting) caused high cpu load every 2 or 3 sec. (steev)
  • 0005086/0004970 : [Kali Package Improvement] For Peepdf functionality, add build and add PyV8 package to Kali repo (sbrun)
  • 0005087/0005064 : [Kali Package Bug] Metasploit Function 'info' Bug (sbrun)
  • 0004996: [Kali Package Bug] Get rid of python-restkit in Kali (rhertzog)
  • 0005254: [General Bug] WPScan does not start (sbrun)

Download Kali Linux 2019.1:

As we all know, you can simply run apt update && apt -y full-upgrade to update to the latest Kali Linux version. Or, if you would like to download ISO images (kali-linux-2019.1-amd64.iso/kali-linux-2019.1-i386.iso), visit this page. However, if you want to download VMWare, VirtualBox, Hyper-V or ARM images (such as Kali-Linux-2019.1-vm-amd64.7z), simply go on to this page.

Do not forget to check out the updated Kali Linux official documentation too! Also, don’t forget to check out the online version of Kali Linux Revealed book here.

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