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Beware. Linux vulnerability.

Postby dedanna1029 » 27 Oct 2016, 00:33

I do not know if they've patched this yet, but it is a kernel vulnerability. Please be careful, and act accordingly.
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Re: Beware. Linux vulnerability.

Postby viking60 » 27 Oct 2016, 14:50

Thanks for pointing it out. I'll dig into it to find out more....
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Re: Beware. Linux vulnerability.

Postby jkerr82508 » 27 Oct 2016, 15:40

The major distros have already released fixed kernels:
https://lwn.net/Vulnerabilities/704737/

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Re: Beware. Linux vulnerability.

Postby viking60 » 27 Oct 2016, 15:46

Thanks Jim.

That covers me on Manjaro where i use Linux4.8 and 4.4

I believe Centos 7 i patched too since the Centos dev "discovered" it (Kernel 3.10)

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Re: Beware. Linux vulnerability.

Postby viking60 » 29 Oct 2016, 00:34

Update;
Kernels 4.8 and 4.4LTS are patched in the Stable Manjaro update from 23.10.2016 - so I am covered. Centos is patched as of 25.10 too so a simple yum update will fix it.
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https://www.centos.org/forums/viewtopic ... 5&start=10
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Re: Beware. Linux vulnerability.

Postby R_Head » 29 Oct 2016, 00:40

The community can react quicker than Hillary Clinton saying the word "Classified"... :lol:

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Re: Beware. Linux vulnerability.

Postby viking60 » 29 Oct 2016, 01:01

Yeah or server :mrgreen:
I see the fuss but I don't get the crime :confused

I seriously doubt that the US administration uses mail for classified stuff....nobody is that stupid...

So she used a private server because she knew that the FBI and the NSA would look in on all here mails on the official server - they can even snoop in the president's mail.

I guess she didn't want to share.

So the moral is:

Spying is good - being spied upon is bad +1

Smart girl this Hillary :-D

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Re: Beware. Linux vulnerability.

Postby R_Head » 29 Oct 2016, 05:54

The Classification issue is the crowbar to get on the Clinton Foundation inner workings Is just a legal technicality to gain access to the system. Is like someone taking a PC to the shop and the tech finds kiddy porn.

The Clinton Foundation is so corrupted from the most horrible crimes is beyond comprenhesion. There are cases from rape, bribering, racketeering, electoral fraud, embezelment, murders and the list goes on. Bill and Hillary are the devil on earth; very twisted and evil people.

Classified information is handled by couriers and/or encryption. Depending of the level, is either used via TACLAN/SIPRnet or Sneaker Net. The NIPRnet is for normal unclassified info. Yes, she compromised security by using an unsecure system. But that is just the tip of the iceberg, compared what is hidden in the server.

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Re: Beware. Linux vulnerability.

Postby viking60 » 01 Nov 2016, 11:59

Kind of :ot Unless that server had the DirtyCow weakness.... :-D
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Re: Beware. Linux vulnerability.

Postby R_Head » 01 Nov 2016, 13:21

I know... is hard to talk about Information Security weaknes and exploits without saying Hillary Clinton. Those 2s are undeparable. :lol:

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Re: Beware. Linux vulnerability.

Postby dedanna1029 » 16 Feb 2017, 05:18

Wow. What an OTT clusterf*ck this turned out to be. Again.
This was a Linux kernel vulnerability that was pointed out for Linux users, had nothing to do with HRC. Gods, people. Have we forgotten our mission at this forum?
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Re: Beware. Linux vulnerability.

Postby R_Head » 16 Feb 2017, 19:05

That is what happens when a smart ass remark goes off on tangent K :lol:


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