In less than a week, openSUSE Tumbleweed had two snapshots that included new Linux Kernels.
Snapshot 20161020 brought users Linux Kernel 4.8.3 and and four days later snapshot 20161024 brought the 4.8.4 Linux Kernel. A kernel patch for the Dirty Cow security vulnerability (CVE-2016-5195) came quickly to the rolling release and was available by Saturday.
The snapshot also updated Plasma to version 5.8.2, the cross-distro collaboration package AppStream to 0.10.0 and python3-setuptools to 28.6.1. Php 5 updated to version 5.6.27 adding several subpackages and fixing several security bugs in the release.
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