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[[!meta title="Tails 4.15.1 is out"]]
[[!meta date="Wed, 28 Jan 2021 12:34:56 +0000"]]
This release is an emergency release to fix a security vulnerability in *sudo*.
<h1 id="changes">Changes and updates</h1>
Update *sudo* to 1.8.27-1+deb10u3, which fixes CVE-2021-3156, a major vulnerability that allows normal users to gain root privileges.
<h1 id="issues">Known issues</h1>
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<h1 id="get">Get Tails 4.15.1</h1>
Automatic upgrades are broken from Tails 4.14 and earlier. See the <a href="#broken-upgrades">known issue above</a>.
- Automatic upgrades are available from Tails 4.15 to 4.15.1.
<div class="caution"><p>The Persistent Storage on the USB stick will be lost if
you install instead of upgrading.</p></div>
If you don't need installation or upgrade instructions, you can download Tails 4.15.1 directly:
<h1 id="next">What's coming up?</h1>
Tails 4.16 is [[scheduled|contribute/calendar]] for February 23.
We need your help and there are many ways to [[contribute to
Tails|contribute]] (<a href="https://tails.net/donate/?r=4.15.1">donating</a> is only one of
them). Come [[talk to us|about/contact#tails-dev]]!