The recent upgrade of Debian is commented on ZDNet and relates it to the security issues earlier this year.
Read the article here.
Today's update comes at the end of a mixed year for Debian in terms of security. The group suffered several setbacks relating to ongoing security support after it ended a three-year wait and released the long-anticipated new version of its GNU/Linux offering back in June.
Since that time, however, Debian has addressed its security record, with its elected leader Branden Robinson informing the Debian-using community that Debian had resolved problems with the infrastructure and would investigate the internal processes by which security updates get released.