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Linux affected by critical Dirty Pipe vulnerability

Linux affected by critical Dirty Pipe vulnerability

Researchers from CM4all discovered that the Linux kernel was hit by Dirty Pipe, a vulnerability that allows hackers to inject malicious code into root processes. According to CM4all researchers, the vulnerability allows hackers to overwrite data with malicious code in read-only files. Injecting ... Read more

date2 years ago
Linux kernel vulnerable to buffer overflows since 2019

Linux kernel vulnerable to buffer overflows since 2019

William Liu, one of the developers of Linux, found a bug in the Linux kernel. All kernel versions since February 2019 have been vulnerable to buffer overflows. Bugs in the Linux kernel are rare, but conceivable nonetheless. William Liu (Linux kernel developer) found a vulnerability in fs/fs_cont... Read more

date2 years ago
Alpine releases version 3.15 of its Linux distribution

Alpine releases version 3.15 of its Linux distribution

Alpine releases a new version of its compact and secure Linux distribution. The distribution includes new functionality and the latest LTS Linux kernel. Alpine 3.15 is on par with the latest LTS Linux kernel v5.15. New functionality includes the 16.13 LTS version of Node.js, as well as version 1... Read more

date3 years ago
Linux 5.16 rc1 introduces workload performance improvements

Linux 5.16 rc1 introduces workload performance improvements

Linus Torvalds releases the first release candidate (rc1) of the 5.16 Linux kernel. Among other things, the release introduces the Memory Folios functionality, which improves kernel and Postgres workload performance. The update was developed relatively quickly. Linux godfather Torvalds notes tha... Read more

date3 years ago
Linux kernel updated to 5.15, the last LTS version of 2021

Linux kernel updated to 5.15, the last LTS version of 2021

The Linux kernel has been updated to version 5.15, gaining lots of functionality. 5.15 is the latest Long Term Support version for this year. According to Linus Torvalds, the release of the Linux kernel is the result of a 'calm' development process, despite the outcry from developers over the so... Read more

date3 years ago
QNAP QTS v5.0 is here

QNAP QTS v5.0 is here

QNAP has released QTS 5.0 which comes with some major updates to the company’s NAS operating system. The main highlights of v5.0 include an upgraded Linux Kernel (5.10), better security, enhanced NVMe SSD cache performance, and WireGuard VPN support. Some of the notable additions to QTS includ... Read more

date3 years ago
A severe flaw has been found in Linux Systemd

A severe flaw has been found in Linux Systemd

Systemd, the Linux system and service manager, has become more prevalent than init as a Linux startup and control program. However, it has always faced criticism from some quarters. Now, after the discovery of a security bug in systemd by Qualys, systemd will have even more critics. How bad is t... Read more

date3 years ago
Linux kernel loses IDE support in release candidate of version 5.14

Linux kernel loses IDE support in release candidate of version 5.14

Linus Torvalds published the first release candidate for version 5.14 of the Linux kernel. Torvalds had some remarks accompanying the release, where he made clear his hopes that the release cycle will be smooth, with observations about the smoothness of the process related to the size of the releas... Read more

date3 years ago
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