New SystemD Vulnerability Discovered

Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by mood, Oct 27, 2018.

  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    New SystemD Vulnerability Discovered
    October 27, 2018
    https://news.slashdot.org/story/18/10/27/196227/new-systemd-vulnerability-discovered
     
  2. mirimir

    mirimir Registered Member

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    Yet another reason to disable IPv6, unless you actually need it :)
     
  3. Stefan Froberg

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    Thank god for my non-systemd Linux box.

    This (and the previous DNS vulnerability in systemd too..) are exactly the reasons
    why it's a bad idea to stuff so much things into init system.
     
  4. mood

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    SystemD... Security holes found in much-adored Linux toolkit
    Patches pending for distros to deal with threat of local privilege escalation to root
    January 10, 2019

    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/01/10/systemd_bugs_qualys/
     
  5. fblais

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    Time to give Devuan another try I guess.
     
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