Parrot Security OS 4.3

Parrot Security OS 4.3 released with updates for the hacking tool, Linux kernel versions and with a number of security updates. The release appears to be the starting point in developing an LTS edition of the Parrot OS.

“Of course, Parrot 4.3 is not LTS yet, but it was developed as a middle step to our final goal that we plan to reach within the next summer.”

The Parrot Security Operating System is a Penetration Testing & Forensics Distro dedicated to Ethical Hackers & Cyber Security Professionals. It was initially released on June 2013, developed by FrozenBox.

Parrot Security OS 4.3 – Notable Changes

Linux Kernel version updated to 4.18.10.

Firefox 63 no longer supports for 32-bit machines, so they switched to firefox-esr to ensure support for all the architectures.

Wine configuration bug that hides several menu categories fixed.

Default Java Provider updated to OpenJDK 11

Anonsurf, Parrot’s anonymous mode that forces connection through tor or i2p network receives security updates.

With the Parrot Security OS 4.3, they dropped the old unused icons and replaced them with MAIA icon.

“Parrot 4.3 provides the latest updates of Debian Testing and many improvements to our sandbox system, in fact both firejail and apparmor received significant updates, and now the whole system is smoother, more secure and more reliable”, reads release notes.

To update from Older Versions

sudo full-upgrade
sudo apt update
sudo apt full-upgrade

A full list of tools updates can be found here, and You can Download the Parrot Security OS 4.3 here.

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