USN-2709-2: pollinate update

14 October 2015

pollinate update

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 15.04
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


The system would not have expected entropy available.

Software Description

  • pollinate - seed the pseudo random number generator in virtual machines


USN-2709-1 updated pollinate’s certificate for but did not include a new certificate authority certificate.

This update fixes the problem.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Original advisory details:

The pollinate package bundles the certificate for This update refreshes the certificate to match the new certificate for the server.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 15.04
pollinate - 4.11-0ubuntu2.2
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
pollinate - 4.7-0ubuntu1.4

To update your system, please follow these instructions:

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.