2018-10-15 09:00 UTC

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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0004343Kali Linux[All Projects] General Bugpublic2018-05-05 19:08
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Product Version2017.2 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0004343: Virtualbox Guest Additions broken after upgrade to 5.2.0-dfsg-2
DescriptionYesterday the kernel was updated to version:

Today an update for virtualbox-guest-* packages was available from version 5.1.28-dfsg-2 to version 5.2.0-dfsg-2.

While updating, virtualbox-guest-dkms package build fails and VirtualBox Guest Additions stop running (no modules available for the current kernel).
Steps To Reproduceapt-get purge virtualbox-guest-x11 virtualbox-guest-utils virtualbox-guest-dkms
apt-get autoremove

apt-get install virtualbox-guest-x11
Additional InformationTested on i386 architecture several times with and without machine reboots.
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Devanon (reporter)

Tested on a amd64 architecture and the upgrade produced no errors (kernel and package versions where the same as in the bug report).


g0tmi1k (administrator)

Due to the age of the OS (Kali Moto [v1], Kali Safi [v2], Kali Rolling 2016.x/2017.1/2017.2), these legacy versions are no longer supported.
We will be closing this ticket due to inactivity.

Please could you see if you are able to replicate this issue with the latest version of Kali Linux - https://www.kali.org/downloads/)?

If you are still facing the same problem, feel free to re-open the ticket. If you choose to do this, could you provide more information to the issue you are facing,and also give information about your setup?
For more information, please read: https://kali.training/topic/filing-a-good-bug-report/

-Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2017-11-09 18:11 Devanon New Issue
2017-11-09 18:32 Devanon Note Added: 0007588
2018-02-21 09:50 g0tmi1k Category Kali Package Bug => General Bug
2018-05-05 19:08 g0tmi1k Status new => closed
2018-05-05 19:08 g0tmi1k Resolution open => suspended
2018-05-05 19:08 g0tmi1k Note Added: 0009115
+Issue History