Category Archives: CentOS

DCCP Linux Kernel local privilege escalation vulnerability (CVE-2017-6074)

A vulnerability has been found in the DCCP Linux kernel module which allows a local, unprivileged user to escalate privileges on a Linux system. DCCP is used to manage network traffic congestion in the application layer. This issue affects Red … Continue reading

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CentOS 6.8 Released

Along with the release of RHEL 6.8, the CentOS team have announced the availability of CentOS 6.8. You can read the Release Notes here.

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CentOS 6.3 Released

CentOS has released version 6.3 of their rebuild of the Red Hat enterprise Linux distribution.  This release announcement should be a surprise to most users, as the CentOS team was able to rebuild RHEL 6.3 for CentOS release in under 3 weeks!  Good work guys and … Continue reading

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