just released the news right now: A vulnerability has been discovered, and an exploit to take advantage of it-that affects Linux kernel versions the 2.6.37 to 3.8.9 .
Apparently it all started last April, with the addition of patching the kernel that fixed one thing and “uncovered” by . The recent emergence of an exploit confirmed the fears and the incidence has been marked with a report of vulnerability and exploit publication of yore.
Right now, here’s the thing: “the security team Ubuntu has released an update to close this vulnerability on Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10 and 12.04 LTS, while maintaining Debian patch Safety in your repository, waiting to free for all users of the newly released Debian 7. Meanwhile, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) versions 4 and 5 are not affected, yes RHEL 6, but has not yet released an update, they have published some instructions to follow until it comes. “
indicates the original story, it’s about time that most affected distributions have an update to fix this hole should be noted, can only be exploited locally (hey, nobody you pull your hair out).
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