Stop Saying These Four Words
Everywhere you look are pizza boxes and half-empty Red Bulls. Admins, illuminated by the glow of 30″ monitors, sit hunched over keyboards typing furiously. It’s 3 AM, the day of your new software release and right now those admins are desperately trying to rollback a botched deployment.
Suddenly the status widgets, which had to be silenced to . . .
Using Compliance to remediate CVE-2016-5195
Many of you know about or will hear about CVE-2016-5195 aka Dirty COW.
This particularly nasty kernel vulnerability has been around for years and likely affects a majority of the Linux nodes are currently running. The short form is that it allows an unprivileged user to gain root access to a system. I'm not . . .