IPFire 2.19 - Core Update 107 released
The IPFire Project
ipfire-announce at lists.ipfire.org
Tue Nov 8 20:31:13 CET 2016
This is the official release announcement for IPFire 2.19 – Core Update 107. It
mainly comes with a fix for the Dirty COW vulnerability in the Linux kernel and
fixes various issues with the latest DNS proxy update in Core Update version
This update patches the IPFire Linux kernel against a recently disclosed
vulnerability called Dirty COW . This is a local privilege escalation bug
which could be used by a local attacker to gain root privileges.
* A further patch fixes Intel processors with AES-NI which’s hardware supports
encryption with 256 and 192 bit key length, but was not properly implemented
in the Linux kernel
* A fix to show the new unbound DNS proxy in the log section of the web user
* hdparm 9.5.0 and libjpeg 1.5.1 have been updated
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