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Varti
A new Linux vulnerability has been just discovered, called CVE-2016-5195 or "Dirty Cow", and it has been lurking in the code for at least 9 years, so probably most or all the kernels released for the Zaurus are affected:

https://www.linux.com/blog/how-bad-dirty-cow

Varti
InSearchOf
I wouldn't expect a fix any time soon... :-p

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QUOTE(Varti @ Oct 27 2016, 07:02 AM) *
A new Linux vulnerability has been just discovered, called CVE-2016-5195 or "Dirty Cow", and it has been lurking in the code for at least 9 years, so probably most or all the kernels released for the Zaurus are affected:

https://www.linux.com/blog/how-bad-dirty-cow

Varti
greguu
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Nov 11 2016, 01:39 AM) *
I wouldn't expect a fix any time soon... :-p

Late
QUOTE(Varti @ Oct 27 2016, 07:02 AM) *
A new Linux vulnerability has been just discovered, called CVE-2016-5195 or "Dirty Cow", and it has been lurking in the code for at least 9 years, so probably most or all the kernels released for the Zaurus are affected:

https://www.linux.com/blog/how-bad-dirty-cow

Varti



No Dirty Cow in the ArchLinux ARM kernel for 3x00, version 4.9-rc3 !
InSearchOf
Oh well then... biggrin.gif

Late

QUOTE(greguu @ Nov 11 2016, 01:38 AM) *
No Dirty Cow in the ArchLinux ARM kernel for 3x00, version 4.9-rc3 !
Varti
QUOTE(greguu @ Nov 11 2016, 07:38 AM) *
QUOTE(InSearchOf @ Nov 11 2016, 01:39 AM) *
I wouldn't expect a fix any time soon... :-p

Late


No Dirty Cow in the ArchLinux ARM kernel for 3x00, version 4.9-rc3 !

No, I also don't think older ROMs wo be fixed smile.gif What's important is that currently maintained and used distros are safe, such as Alarmz...

Varti
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