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  Dirty Cow ! - 9 yo Linux security issue
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Dirty COW (CVE-2016-5195) is a very dangerous privilege escalation vulnerability in the Linux Kernel that is NINE years old and revealed only now and already exploited since no one knows when.

Linus Torvadl, "creator' of Linux reckons he was aware of the issue and tried to correct it but finally dropped the attempts of fixing.
https://lkml.org/lkml/2016/10/19/860

Watch your servers (but desktop computers under Linux too) and the incoming updates; not available on all Linux distributions still.


Article on Ars Technica
http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/10 ... e-exploit/


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