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Old Linux Kernel Code Execution Bug Patched - Threatpost

Google - qui, 12/08/2016 - 14:29

Threatpost

Old Linux Kernel Code Execution Bug Patched
Threatpost
A patch was pushed to the mainline Linux kernel Dec. 2, four days after it was privately disclosed. Pettersson has developed a proof-of-concept exploit specifically for Ubuntu distributions, but told Threatpost his attack could be ported to other ...

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Don't have a Dirty COW, man: Android gets full kernel hijack patch - The Register

Google - qui, 12/08/2016 - 03:11

The Register

Don't have a Dirty COW, man: Android gets full kernel hijack patch
The Register
Dirty COW was found to be in Linux kernel builds as far back as 2007, making the flaw present in not only servers and mobile devices, but in Linux-based appliances and connected devices as well. Meanwhile, as one major Linux kernel hole is fixed ...
Latest Android security update fixes Dirty COW, GPS vulnerabilitiesTechworld Australia

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Dirty COW patched as another nasty Linux kernel bug surfaces - iT News

Google - qui, 12/08/2016 - 01:01

iT News

Dirty COW patched as another nasty Linux kernel bug surfaces
iT News
A significant new long-standing flaw in the Linux kernel was discovered this week just as Google pushed out an awaited update for Android to kill the Dirty COW vulnerability. The Dirty copy-on-write (COW) flaw was discovered in October as being under ...
Don't have a Dirty COW, man: Android gets full kernel hijack patchThe Register

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Second Parsix GNU/Linux 8.15 "Nev" Preview Out Now with Linux ... - Softpedia News

Google - qua, 12/07/2016 - 23:48

Softpedia News

Second Parsix GNU/Linux 8.15 "Nev" Preview Out Now with Linux ...
Softpedia News
"Parsix GNU/Linux 8.15 (code name Nev) ships with stable GNOME 3.22 desktop environment and an updated kernel. This version has been synchronized with Debian Jessie repositories as of November 27 2016. Parsix Nev ships with LibreOffice 4.3.3 ...

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Kodi-Based LibreELEC 8.0 "Krypton" Sees New Alpha Powered by ... - Softpedia News

Google - qua, 12/07/2016 - 23:02

Softpedia News

Kodi-Based LibreELEC 8.0 "Krypton" Sees New Alpha Powered by ...
Softpedia News
Based on the recently released Kodi 17.0 Beta 6 "Krypton" open-source and cross-platform media center, which brings a major "look and feel" overhaul to the Estuary skin, and powered by the most advanced Linux 4.8.12 kernel, LibreELEC (Krypton) 7.90.009 ...

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New CloudLinux 7 Kernel Released, Rebased to Red Hat's OpenVZ ... - Softpedia News

Google - qua, 12/07/2016 - 22:08

Softpedia News

New CloudLinux 7 Kernel Released, Rebased to Red Hat's OpenVZ ...
Softpedia News
CloudLinux's Mykola Naugolnyi announced the general availability of an updated kernel package for the enterprise-ready CloudLinux 7 operating system based on the freely distributed sources of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. CloudLinux is the operating system ...

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Root-Rechte durch Linux-Lücke - Heise Newsticker

Google - qua, 12/07/2016 - 18:19

derStandard.at

Root-Rechte durch Linux-Lücke
Heise Newsticker
Durch eine Lücke im Linux-Kernel können sich lokale Nutzer erhöhte Rechte verschaffen und so Code mit Root-Rechten ausführen. Betroffen sind potenziell sämtliche Linux-Distributionen sowie Android. Es handelt sich um eine Race Condition in der ...
Linux-Lücke bringt Root-RechtederStandard.at

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Kali Alternative: BackBox Linux 4.7 Arrives With Updated Hacking ... - Fossbytes

Google - qua, 12/07/2016 - 14:03

Fossbytes

Kali Alternative: BackBox Linux 4.7 Arrives With Updated Hacking ...
Fossbytes
Short Bytes: The BackBox developers have released the latest version of their ethical hacking Linux distro, i.e., BackBox Linux 4.7. It comes with updated hacking tools, Linux kernel 4.4, and Ubuntu Linux 16.04. The existing users can simply perform an ...

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How well does the Linux kernel support Mac hardware? | InfoWorld - InfoWorld

Google - ter, 12/06/2016 - 18:38

InfoWorld

How well does the Linux kernel support Mac hardware? | InfoWorld
InfoWorld
Also in today's open source roundup: How to install Linux on a Mac, and is it worth it to install Linux on a MacBook?
Canonical Patches Important Kernel Vulnerability in All Supported ...Softpedia News

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Google Finally Patches 'Dirty COW' Linux Vulnerability With ... - NDTV

Google - ter, 12/06/2016 - 13:02

On the Wire

Google Finally Patches 'Dirty COW' Linux Vulnerability With ...
NDTV
In October, Linux security researcher discovered that a nine-year old Linux kernel flaw (CVE-2016-5195) was witnessing active exploits in the wild. The flaw was dubbed "Dirty COW", an acronym for the duplication technique called copy-on-write, and ...
Google patches Dirty Cow vulnerability in latest Android security ...ZDNet
Google Releases Final Android Security Update for 2016eWeek

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Gentoo-Based Porteus Kiosk 4.2 Released with Linux Kernel 4.4.36 ... - Softpedia News

Google - ter, 12/06/2016 - 00:04

Softpedia News

Gentoo-Based Porteus Kiosk 4.2 Released with Linux Kernel 4.4.36 ...
Softpedia News
Powered by the latest long-term supported Linux 4.4.36 kernel, Porteus Kiosk 4.2.0 ships with some of the latest and greatest GNU/Linux technologies and Open Source software projects, including the recently released X.Org Server 1.18.4 display server, ...

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Dirty Cow Vulnerability Patched in Android Security Bulletin - Threatpost

Google - seg, 12/05/2016 - 20:46

Dirty Cow Vulnerability Patched in Android Security Bulletin
Threatpost
The Dirty Cow vulnerability lived in Linux for close to a decade, and while it was patched in October in the kernel and in Linux distributions, Android users had to wait for more than a month for their fix. Today, Google included a patch for CVE-2016 ...

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Linux Kernel 4.9 Slated for December 11 Release As Linus Torvalds ... - Linux.com (blog)

Google - seg, 12/05/2016 - 14:00

Linux Kernel 4.9 Slated for December 11 Release As Linus Torvalds ...
Linux.com (blog)
According to Linus Torvalds, work on Linux kernel 4.9 is almost finished, and while things have not been so bad during its entire development cycle, the need for an eighth Release Candidate was imperative to ensure everything is well-tested and ...

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4MLinux 20.1 Linux Distro Released with Kernel 4.4.34 LTS to ... - Softpedia News

Google - dom, 12/04/2016 - 23:01

Softpedia News

4MLinux 20.1 Linux Distro Released with Kernel 4.4.34 LTS to ...
Softpedia News
4MLinux 20.0 was officially released a month ago, on the first day of November, and it's currently the most advanced version of the Linux-based operating system, shipping with the long-term supported Linux 4.4 kernel and many recent GNU/Linux ...

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Linux Kernel 4.9 Slated for December 11 Release As Linus Torvalds ... - Softpedia News

Google - dom, 12/04/2016 - 22:08

Linux Kernel 4.9 Slated for December 11 Release As Linus Torvalds ...
Softpedia News
A few moments ago, Linus Torvalds announced the availability of the eighth and last RC (Release Candidate) development build of the upcoming Linux 4.9 kernel series for Linux-based operating systems. According to Linus Torvalds, work on Linux kernel ...

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Linux & Open Source News Of The Week — Comma.ai, Patches For ... - Fossbytes

Google - dom, 12/04/2016 - 12:03

Fossbytes

Linux & Open Source News Of The Week — Comma.ai, Patches For ...
Fossbytes
Short Bytes: This week, open source world was greeted with the open source code of George Hotz's comma.ai self-driving car. In other news, Firefox and Tor issued critical security patches. For more, read our weekly Linux and open source news roundup ...

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Best Features Of Linux Mint 18.1 'Serena' - Fossbytes

Google - sex, 12/02/2016 - 20:26

Fossbytes

Best Features Of Linux Mint 18.1 'Serena'
Fossbytes
Short Bytes: Linux Mint 18.1 Serena is slated to release later this December. Based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Mint 18.1 will arrive with Cinnamon 3.2 and Linux kernel 4.4. It'll remain supported until 2021. The beta version of Mint 18.1 is now available for ...

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Linux Kernel 4.4.36 LTS Introduces Minor PA-RISC Changes ... - Softpedia News

Google - sex, 12/02/2016 - 16:06

Linux Kernel 4.4.36 LTS Introduces Minor PA-RISC Changes ...
Softpedia News
After announcing the release of Linux kernel 4.8.12, renowned kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman informed us about the availability of the thirty-sixth ...

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Linux Kernel 4.8.12 Released, Brings PA-RISC, PowerPC, and x86 ... - Softpedia News

Google - sex, 12/02/2016 - 15:45

Linux Kernel 4.8.12 Released, Brings PA-RISC, PowerPC, and x86 ...
Softpedia News
A few moments ago, Greg Kroah-Hartman announced the release of the twelfth maintenance update of the Linux 4.8 kernel series, as well as the availability of ...

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Arch Linux 2016.12.01 Is Now Available to Download, Includes ... - Softpedia News

Google - sex, 12/02/2016 - 00:06

Softpedia News

Arch Linux 2016.12.01 Is Now Available to Download, Includes ...
Softpedia News
That's right, Arch Linux 2016.12.01 has been released just a few moments ago, and it's the last Live ISO respin for 2016, bringing with it the latest Linux 4.8.11 kernel, as well as all the updates that have been pushed in the stable repositories of ...

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