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Dirty Cow issue: the fix is coming

Dirty Cow issue: the fix is coming

A vulnerability has been discovered in the Linux kernel that may lead to a privilege escalation, denial of service or information leaks. CloudLinux team is working on fixing of the so-called Dirty Cow issue.

  • CVE-2016-5195: a race condition in the memory management code can be used for local privilege escalation.

Dirty Cow patch for CloudLinux ETA:

  • CloudLinux 7: Released to beta: Oct 21, 2016
    • To update: 
      # yum clean all; yum install kernel-3.10.0-427.10.1.lve1.4.22.el7 kmod-lve-1.4-22.el7 --enablerepo=cloudlinux-updates-testing
      and reboot the server
  • CloudLinux 6: Released to beta: Oct 21, 2016
    • yum clean all; yum install kernel-2.6.32-673.26.1.lve1.4.18.el6 kmod-lve-1.4-18.el6 --enablerepo=cloudlinux-updates-testing
      and reboot the server
  • CloudLinux 5: Coming Soon, ETA Oct 22, 2016

Please follow the updates. This blog-post will be updated as we have more info and new patches are out.

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Comments 4

Guest - Luiz on Thursday, 27 October 2016 09:49

Hello,
I'm waiting for the update hundreds 5, when it will come out?

Hello, I'm waiting for the update hundreds 5, when it will come out?
carpinteyrolxc carpinteyroxxnYU on Thursday, 27 October 2016 09:55

Hello Luiz,

If you mean CL5 kernel with Dirty COW fix, then it has been delivered to beta couple of days ago, please check on the link https://www.cloudlinux.com/cloudlinux-os-blog/entry/cloudlinux-5-kernel-released-to-beta

Hello Luiz, If you mean CL5 kernel with Dirty COW fix, then it has been delivered to beta couple of days ago, please check on the link https://www.cloudlinux.com/cloudlinux-os-blog/entry/cloudlinux-5-kernel-released-to-beta
Guest - Luiz on Thursday, 27 October 2016 11:12

Hello,
You know when you go out unstable version?

Hello, You know when you go out unstable version?
carpinteyrolxc carpinteyroxxnYU on Thursday, 27 October 2016 12:12

If you mean stable version - then it is expected within few days (this week most probably).

If you mean stable version - then it is expected within few days (this week most probably).
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