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#1 2016-10-22 18:14:00

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[Security Advisory] CVE-2016-5195: "DirtyCOW" Linux root exploit

A serious bug has been discovered in the kernel that allows full root access.

Details here:

https://github.com/dirtycow/dirtycow.gi … ityDetails

The Debian jessie kernel has been patched and fixed by the Security Team and should be updated as soon as possible.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tra … -2016-5195


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#2 2016-10-22 20:24:41

Sector11
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Registered: 2015-08-20
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Re: [Security Advisory] CVE-2016-5195: "DirtyCOW" Linux root exploit

Yea, I already had it updated ...

So very rare I'm a step ahead you you.  smile

Thank you ... Have a great day HoaS


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#3 2016-10-23 00:45:00

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Re: [Security Advisory] CVE-2016-5195: "DirtyCOW" Linux root exploit

And All Hail the Debian Security Team!


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