Commit 45c7eab8 authored by cbrownstein's avatar cbrownstein
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Write release notes for 4.15.1

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[[!meta title="Tails 4.15.1 is out"]]
[[!meta date="Wed, 27 Jan 2021 12:34:56 +0000"]]
[[!pagetemplate template="news.tmpl"]]
[[!tag announce]]
This release is an emergency release to fix a security vulnerability in
*sudo*.
You should upgrade as soon as possible.
[[!toc levels=1]]
<h1 id="changes">Changes and updates</h1>
## Included software
- Update *sudo* to 1.8.27-1+deb10u2, which fixes CVE-2021-3156, a major
vulnerability that allows normal users to gain root privileges.
<h1 id="issues">Known issues</h1>
None specific to this release.
See the list of [[long-standing issues|support/known_issues]].
<h1 id="get">Get Tails 4.15.1</h1>
## To upgrade your Tails USB stick and keep your persistent storage
- Automatic upgrades are available from Tails 4.2 or later to 4.15.1.
- If you cannot do an automatic upgrade or if Tails fails to start after an
automatic upgrade, please try to do a [[manual upgrade|doc/upgrade/#manual]].
## To install Tails on a new USB stick
Follow our installation instructions:
- [[Install from Windows|install/win]]
- [[Install from macOS|install/mac]]
- [[Install from Linux|install/linux]]
<div class="caution"><p>The Persistent Storage on the USB stick will be lost if
you install instead of upgrading.</p></div>
## To download only
If you don't need installation or upgrade instructions, you can download
Tails 4.15.1 directly:
- [[For USB sticks (USB image)|install/download]]
- [[For DVDs and virtual machines (ISO image)|install/download-iso]]
<h1 id="next">What's coming up?</h1>
Tails 4.16 is [[scheduled|contribute/calendar]] for February 23.
Have a look at our [[!tails_roadmap]] to see where we are heading to.
We need your help and there are many ways to [[contribute to
Tails|contribute]] (<a href="https://tails.boum.org/donate/?r=4.15.1">donating</a> is only one of
them). Come [[talk to us|about/contact#tails-dev]]!
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