Kali Linux 2018.2 Release On April 30th, 2018
kali Linux 2018.2 has been pushed as the second release. So, let’s tell about its new features in brie, It is the first distribution to the Linux 4.15 kernel, which contains the most expected patches for Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities.
Offencive Security pushed the first release snapshot of Kali Linux for the year 2018. The Kali developers have already shifted their release model to rolling but they keep releasing these snapshots from time to time to provide a fresh ISOs to new users.
Package Updates to Kali Linux 2018.2
Download Kali Linux 2018.2 ISO and Torrent files
In case you’re already working on a Kali machine, it doesn’t make sense to download the new media. Just open the terminal and run the following command to upgrade:
root@kali:~# apt update && apt full-upgrade
To get the required images for a fresh installation, just follow this link to grab the 64-bit and 32-bit ISO and torrent files. The download page also lists different desktop environment as well, so decide accordingly.
Easier Metasploit Script Access – Kali Linux 2018.2
For exploit writers, the good news is that starting from Metasploit-framework_4.16.34-0 kali2,With the previous version, it was hidden under /usr/share/metasploit-framework/tools/exploit/ and cannot be called directly using msf-.
msf-egghunter msf-java_deserializer msf-nasm_shell
msf-exe2vba msf-jsobfu msf-pattern_create
msf-exe2vbs msf-makeiplist msf-pattern_offset
msf-find_badchars msf-md5_lookup msf-pdf2xdp
msf-halflm_second msf-metasm_shell msf-virustotal
root@kali:~# msf-pattern_create -l 50 -s ABC,123
How to update – Kali Linux 2018.2