How to fix "Dirty COW" on CentOS 6.8(linux 2.6.32)?

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Re: How to fix "Dirty COW" on CentOS 6.8(linux 2.6.32)?

Post by kilian » 2016/11/04 18:21:23

For anyone looking for patches for previous 6.x versions, you can take a look at https://github.com/kcgthb/RHEL6.x-COW

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Re: How to fix "Dirty COW" on CentOS 6.8(linux 2.6.32)?

Post by TrevorH » 2016/11/04 18:33:36

Previous versions are unsupported and have their own raft of security vulnerabilities that expose users to security problems. Only 6.8 should be used.
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Re: How to fix "Dirty COW" on CentOS 6.8(linux 2.6.32)?

Post by cloudaws » 2016/11/16 22:15:38

Hi,

How to check the CentOS 6.5 system is vulnerable for dirty cow or not?

# cat /etc/redhat-release
CentOS release 6.5 (Final)

# uname -r
3.14.4

If it's vulnerable then how to fix it.

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Re: How to fix "Dirty COW" on CentOS 6.8(linux 2.6.32)?

Post by pwd » 2016/11/17 09:43:05

cloudaws update to 6.8
"God, root, what is difference?"

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Re: How to fix "Dirty COW" on CentOS 6.8(linux 2.6.32)?

Post by TrevorH » 2016/11/17 16:53:04

And don't run a 2.5 year old non-standard non-CentOS kernel.
CentOS 6 will die in November 2020 - migrate sooner rather than later!
CentOS 5 has been EOL for nearly 3 years and should no longer be used for anything!
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