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Canonical Kernel Livepatch Service now available for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS!

By Canonical on 6 June 2017

We are pleased to announce that we have extended our Canonical Kernel Livepatch Service to users running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS! The Canonical Kernel Livepatch Service enables runtime correction of critical security vulnerabilities in the kernel…

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Canonical Livepatch Service update – December 2016

By Canonical on 21 December 2016

The following kernel security vulnerabilities were addressed through live patches on Ubuntu – to ensure you have the fixes, either install at or update to newest kernel and reboot. Linux kernel vulnerability 7th…

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Dirty COW was livepatched in Ubuntu within hours of publication

By Dustin Kirkland on 31 October 2016

If you haven’t heard about last week’s Dirty COW vulnerability, I hope all of your Linux systems are automatically patching themselves… Why?…