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Igor is an accomplished technology guru focusing on Linux, kernel development, and the hosting industry. He is a frequent speaker at industry events, and has a successful track record of more than 15 years of delivering innovative products to market.

Security warning: major vulnerability found in Linux kernels that affects most kernels
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Security warning: major vulnerability found in Linux kernels that affects most kernels

Security warning: major vulnerability found in Linux kernels that affects most kernels
A new major local privilege escalation vulnerability in the Linux kernel was disclosed today by Andrey Konovalov ( see CVE-2017-6074 ). It is a memory corruption vulnerability where the same memory location is freed by kernel twice. The vulnerability can be exploited to escalate privileges and allows an unprivileged local user to gain root access t...
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Igor Seletskiy
yes, it would be. Yet, linux-distro list where such things are disclosed had been dysfunctional and doesn't accept any new members... Read More
Thursday, 23 February 2017 13:06
Igor Seletskiy
It takes much longer to prepare & test the fix for the full kernel.
Friday, 24 February 2017 13:01
Kateryna Obiidykhata
1. Here you can find the announcement about the vulnerability found - http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2017/q1/471 2. Because you have ... Read More
Friday, 24 February 2017 12:47
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LVE Manager’s new UI is now in beta!
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LVE Manager’s new UI is now in beta!

LVE Manager’s new UI is now in beta!
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Be amongst the first to see the LVE Manager’s new Admin UI, now in beta . The new interface unifies control over all parts of CloudLinux OS functionality within one place so it is much more convenient for administrators to manage it.   This new functionality is going to be released in production by the end of Q1, and it is exactly what I will ...
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Public beta for Imunify360 and Imunify Sensor is out, with free access until product launch!

Public beta for Imunify360 and Imunify Sensor is out, with free access until product launch!

Public beta for Imunify360 and Imunify Sensor is out, with free access until product launch!
If you want to ensure that your customers’ web servers are secure, take a look at our newest product, Imunify360 . With several high-performance features already available, and many to be released in the upcoming months, it can protect Linux VPS and Dedicated servers from digital attacks. The product is offered in two versions , both free during th...
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Happy Holidays from the CloudLinux Team!
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Happy Holidays from the CloudLinux Team!

Happy Holidays from the CloudLinux Team!
Dear friends, This was another exciting year for CloudLinux, and we hope for you as well! We’ve reached a milestone of 100K licenses deployed, and we’ve made additional investments to offer you better products and services: Better Shared Hosting OS A few highly anticipated features for our flagship product,  CloudLinux OS , were deployed. LVE ...
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What did 47% of hosting experts said they lack most? Read the Survey and find out.
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What did 47% of hosting experts said they lack most? Read the Survey and find out.

What did 47% of hosting experts said they lack most? Read the Survey and find out.
The 2016 Hosting Industry Survey results are in! Recently, we have conducted a comprehensive hosting industry survey and I am excited to share the results with you! Over 700 hosting professionals have shared their view on issues related to VPS, security, and other services and systems. The survey also covers topics related to customer expectations,...
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The KernelCare Update: The patch to fix CVE-2016-8655 exploit is here!

The KernelCare Update: The patch to fix CVE-2016-8655 exploit is here!

The KernelCare Update: The patch to fix CVE-2016-8655 exploit is here!
A new vulnerability CVE-2016-8655 in the Linux kernel was discovered yesterday by Philip Pettersson. It is a race-condition in Linux (net/packet/af_packet.c) that can be exploited to gain kernel code execution from unprivileged processes. This exploit may lead to a privilege escalation, cause a denial of service attacks (server crash) and informati...
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New vulnerability discovered - the fix for CVE-2016-8655 for CloudLinux OS 7 is here with KernelCare

New vulnerability discovered - the fix for CVE-2016-8655 for CloudLinux OS 7 is here with KernelCare

New vulnerability discovered - the fix for CVE-2016-8655 for CloudLinux OS 7 is here with KernelCare
The patch for CloudLinux OS 7 is here if you are running KernelCare. Fixed CloudLinux OS 7 kernel is coming soon. CloudLinux OS 5 & 6 are not affected. A new vulnerability CVE-2016-8655 in the Linux kernel was discovered by Philip Pettersson. It is a race-condition in Linux (net/packet/af_packet.c) that can be exploited to gain kernel code exec...
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How to fix Dirty COW without rebooting servers

How to fix Dirty COW without rebooting servers

How to fix Dirty COW without rebooting servers
The Dirty Cow exploit (CVE-2016-5195) is said to be the “Most serious” Linux privilege-escalation bug, ever. Within a few days of its discovery, various Linux distributions have released patches to fix it, but to apply those, you need to reboot servers. You either need to suffer downtime you haven’t planned for, or wait for the next maintenanc...
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Nonprofits can now live patch kernels for free
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Nonprofits can now live patch kernels for free

Nonprofits can now live patch kernels for free
In light of the recent Dirty Cow exploit, said by experts to be the “Most serious” Linux privilege-escalation bug ever, we’ve decided to push forward our prior plans to offer KernelCare for free for nonprofit organizations so that they can protect themselves from critical vulnerabilities including the Dirty Cow CVE-2016-5195. KernelCare provides ti...
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Live patching for your custom kernel
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Live patching for your custom kernel

Live patching for your custom kernel
Do you want to use KernelCare for rebootless kernel updates? But what if you are running an unsupported distribution? What if your kernel is custom, self-compiled, special, or just old? Look no further than KernelCare. It provides Custom Kernel Patching so that you can benefit from live patching service for your kernel. The experts on our security ...
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