Kali Linux 2019.1 Released – Kernel 4.19.13, Metasploit 5.0 and Package Updates

Kali Linux 2019.1 released with a number of bug fixes and includes kernel up to version 4.19.13. With Kali 2019.1 release support for Banana Pi and Banana Pro added again.

The updates also cover the package updates for a number of tools that includes binwalk, fern-wifi-cracker, burp suite the Harvester, DBeaver, and more. You can find the complete list of the changelogs here.

Veyron has been moved to a 4.19 kernel and the Raspberry Pi images have been simplified so it is easier to figure out which one to use.

Metasploit 5.0 released starting this year after 4 years with new evasion module, libraries, database, automation APIs, libraries and extended language support.

The Kali Linux 2019.1 includes the recent version of the Metasploit version 5.0 which allows users to develop their own evasion tools.