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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0007128Kali Linux[All Projects] General Bugpublic2021-07-16 09:57
Reportermingdao Assigned To 
PrioritynormalSeverityminorReproducibilitysometimes
Status confirmedResolutionopen 
Product Versionkali-dev 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0007128: weekly images shasums can be out of date for a short while
DescriptionThe weekly image currently at http://cdimage.kali.org/kali-images/kali-weekly/ is for 2021-W13, but the SHA1 and SHA256 sums downloadable from the same page are the previous week's (W12) ones.
Steps To Reproduceworkstation /home/mingdao/Downloads # sha256sum kali-linux-2021-W13-installer-amd64.iso
8f1ee7464bc87f0334f3abf333f46f663a9047b87a784a028783b8121f6f0d65 kali-linux-2021-W13-installer-amd64.iso
workstation /home/mingdao/Downloads # grep 8f1ee7464bc87f0334f3abf333f46f663a9047b87a784a028783b8121f6f0d65 SHA256SUMS
workstation /home/mingdao/Downloads # cat SHA256SUMS
2a02483585b73755698b1e9179ff2ecbc3c9728d80967538d0d8e536d1e92778 kali-linux-2021-W12-installer-amd64.iso
001b772fe7a3e53988c63b4db9beea51ebcaf56ed76ac380d5e35e09ff3ca9ee kali-linux-2021-W12-installer-arm64.iso
0b5c6553221cea5f8c2df83bb9f4eaa064f5365535ec1a0830e2f943f4a53244 kali-linux-2021-W12-installer-i386.iso
8a8c25888e3b235f7267f0be183d3e59d0c089c90bbf2948bdbeb4e36c84e735 kali-linux-2021-W12-installer-netinst-amd64.iso
f0ced0a87633571ae979c5c2a427b0d5c91effc3cfef83464328eff644bbd10e kali-linux-2021-W12-installer-netinst-arm64.iso
3e1311a1d2756a4c2ffdbc6ae32435820d73ce48376a8ee92e190b1fd58b6e29 kali-linux-2021-W12-installer-netinst-i386.iso
0c3f4cfe03b916b6086045d21ccc731ccee3c48dfa144bc3c6d4e153367e3c56 kali-linux-2021-W12-live-amd64.iso
0a058e2d900b65865a36bab4dcd264f516816771961fdd0ea766559acf2beba2 kali-linux-2021-W12-live-arm64.iso
100898a40d0716102cc364afeab7591507fc2394d2881c6d99903165cf2f5e6f kali-linux-2021-W12-live-i386.iso

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arnaudr

2021-07-16 09:07

manager   ~0014928

Thanks for spotting that! I don't know what happened. Just checking now, and it all looks good:

$ wget -q -O- http://cdimage.kali.org/kali-images/kali-weekly | html2text -width 100
****** Index of /kali-images/kali-weekly ******
[[ICO]] Name Last_modified Size Description
================================================================================================
[[PARENTDIR]] Parent_Directory   -  
[[ ]] SHA1SUMS 2021-07-11 03:04 744  
[[ ]] SHA1SUMS.gpg 2021-07-11 03:04 833  
[[ ]] SHA256SUMS 2021-07-11 03:04 960  
[[ ]] SHA256SUMS.gpg 2021-07-11 03:04 833  
[[ ]] kali-linux-2021-W28-installer-amd64.iso 2021-07-11 01:05 4.4G  
[[ ]] kali-linux-2021-W28-installer-arm64.iso 2021-07-11 01:17 3.2G  
[[ ]] kali-linux-2021-W28-installer-i386.iso 2021-07-11 01:34 3.4G  
[[ ]] kali-linux-2021-W28-installer-netinst-amd64.iso 2021-07-11 01:07 379M  
[[ ]] kali-linux-2021-W28-installer-netinst-arm64.iso 2021-07-11 01:28 315M  
[[ ]] kali-linux-2021-W28-installer-netinst-i386.iso 2021-07-11 01:36 324M  
[[ ]] kali-linux-2021-W28-live-amd64.iso 2021-07-11 01:29 3.7G  
[[ ]] kali-linux-2021-W28-live-arm64.iso 2021-07-11 02:59 2.6G  
[[ ]] kali-linux-2021-W28-live-i386.iso 2021-07-11 01:58 3.0G  
================================================================================================
     Apache/2.4.10 (Debian) Server at cdimage.kali.org Port 80

$ wget -q -O- http://cdimage.kali.org/kali-images/kali-weekly/SHA256SUMS
b177e27f07e1191acd56fc91c8e40eccaa00a92ffea5edc65c566c93021cdb4b kali-linux-2021-W28-installer-amd64.iso
e3eff4400b6a62ef25ad487a83e4de068523e0ea8a9fe25ae5c838a0e0af2264 kali-linux-2021-W28-installer-arm64.iso
3acf95dafee53f0d5106fc3fbd47b82a2b5645d1d43d17674f89174eac9cd409 kali-linux-2021-W28-installer-i386.iso
78ea0cfc35ab70e6cebdabc112003eec4f300493a19462edae0dab3ef5cbad8d kali-linux-2021-W28-installer-netinst-amd64.iso
4c76df176f85685a9231cb5e5cbb5145fa5bc53eecc845d747557b6c8fc2025f kali-linux-2021-W28-installer-netinst-arm64.iso
da5ad4d8b5581be5380d6131eb509fbe9ddae667cfcc7956183500a7b23334cb kali-linux-2021-W28-installer-netinst-i386.iso
4cfef2c2fa0b15957b7072abf3ebee07cb93e51899882d43517f8dc636ce19da kali-linux-2021-W28-live-amd64.iso
14947b7a505a4a0b155ce4c298c22ba4600bd55d48cd7c28f449196e04984839 kali-linux-2021-W28-live-arm64.iso
8914fb4ebfa7fc1d1146cfa373744eb0818463ebc53f0d77664ae942264775c8 kali-linux-2021-W28-live-i386.iso

$ wget -q -O- http://cdimage.kali.org/kali-images/kali-weekly/kali-linux-2021-W28-installer-netinst-arm64.iso | sha256sum
4c76df176f85685a9231cb5e5cbb5145fa5bc53eecc845d747557b6c8fc2025f -

arnaudr

2021-07-16 09:57

manager   ~0014929

So this is actually a known issue. When the new images are uploaded every week, the shasums can be outdated for a short while, due to cache effect. This is a minor inconvenience though, and it only affects the weekly images, once a week when they are updated. We plan to improve that at some point.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2021-04-03 22:25 mingdao New Issue
2021-06-30 08:49 g0tmi1k Priority high => normal
2021-07-16 09:07 arnaudr Note Added: 0014928
2021-07-16 09:55 arnaudr Severity major => minor
2021-07-16 09:55 arnaudr Reproducibility always => sometimes
2021-07-16 09:55 arnaudr Status new => confirmed
2021-07-16 09:55 arnaudr Summary published shasums don't make weekly image => weekly images shasums can be out of date for a short while
2021-07-16 09:57 arnaudr Note Added: 0014929