Package "grub2"

Name: grub2


This package is just an umbrella for a group of other packages, it has no description.
Description samples from packages in group:

  • GRand Unified Bootloader (common files)
  • GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (dummy package)
  • GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (EFI-AMD64 version)
  • GRand Unified Bootloader, version 2 (EFI-AMD64 binaries)

Latest version: 1.99-21ubuntu3.20
Release: precise (12.04)
Level: proposed
Repository: main


Save this URL for the latest version of "grub2": http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/grub2

Other versions of "grub2" in Precise

Repository Area Version
base main 1.99-21ubuntu3
base universe 1.99-21ubuntu3
security main 1.99-21ubuntu3.19
security universe 1.99-21ubuntu3.19
updates main 1.99-21ubuntu3.19
updates universe 1.99-21ubuntu3.19
proposed universe 1.99-21ubuntu3.20

Packages in group

Deleted packages are displayed in grey.

grub-common grub-efi grub-efi-amd64 grub-efi-amd64-bin grub-efi-ia32
grub-efi-ia32-bin grub-pc grub-pc-bin grub2-common


Version: 1.99-21ubuntu3.20 2016-07-09 03:06:14 UTC

  grub2 (1.99-21ubuntu3.20) precise; urgency=medium

  * debian/patches/install_mokmanager.patch: also install MokManager if we
    got to install shim; so as to be able to control shim options.
    (LP: #1600320)

 -- Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <email address hidden> Fri, 08 Jul 2016 14:13:09 -0400

1600320 grub-install doesn't install MokManager in UEFI mode

Version: *DELETED* 2015-12-19 15:06:49 UTC
No changelog for deleted or moved packages.

Version: 1.99-21ubuntu3.19 2015-12-15 21:06:51 UTC

  grub2 (1.99-21ubuntu3.19) precise-security; urgency=medium

  * SECURITY UPDATE: password bypass via backspace key buffer overflow
    - debian/patches/CVE-2015-8370.patch: check length before accepting a
      backspace character in grub-core/lib/crypto.c,
    - CVE-2015-8370

 -- Marc Deslauriers Tue, 15 Dec 2015 09:14:45 -0500

CVE-2015-8370 buffer overflow when checking password entered during bootup

Version: *DELETED* 2015-07-08 18:07:14 UTC
No changelog for deleted or moved packages.

Version: 1.99-21ubuntu3.18 2015-06-26 12:06:31 UTC

  grub2 (1.99-21ubuntu3.18) precise; urgency=medium

  * Do not hang headless servers indefinitely on boot after edge case power
    failure timing (LP: #1443735). Instead, time out after 30 seconds and boot
    anyway, including on non-headless systems.

 -- Robie Basak <email address hidden> Tue, 19 May 2015 12:22:34 +0100

1443735 recordfail false positive causes headless servers to hang on boot by default

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