Debian 9: 9.3 Released With Bug Fixes, Security Updates

  • by Shin.S
  • Oct 14, 2017
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Debian GNU/Linux 9.3 is the third maintenance update to the Stretch series. New release includes the latest security updates published through the official repositories.  Security advisories have already been published separately and are referenced where available.

Debian 9.3 has a number of general bug fixes to packages ranging from flickering in AbiWord to fixing Python dependencies to various workarounds. There are also more than 50 security fixes for packages ranking from Chromium to Wget and Curl.

This version containea more than 51,000 packages. Major upgrades include the Linux kernel going from version 3.16 to 4.9, GNOME desktop version going from 3.14 to 3.22, KDE upgraded from KDE 4 to Plasma 5, LibreOffice 4.3 upgraded to 5.2 and Qt upgraded from 4.8 to 5.7.

Upgrading an existing installation to this revision can be achieved by pointing the package management system at one of Debian’s many HTTP mirrors. A comprehensive list of mirrors is available at:

A list of bug fixes is available at: