How To Patch and Protect Linux Kernel Zero Day Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability CVE-2016-5195 [ 21/Oct/2016 ]

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A very serious security problem has been found in the Linux kernel. A 0-day local privilege escalation vulnerability has existed for eleven years since 2005. This bug affects all sort of of Android or Linux kernel to escalate privileges. Any user can become root in less than 5 seconds. The bug has existed since Linux kernel version 2.6.22+. How do I fix this problem?

How to force users to use secure passwords on Ubuntu/Debian Linux

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My Linux shell user can modify their password using the passwd command. How can I force users to choose the secure password that will prevent users from using stupid passwords like “abc123”, “password”, “123456” and so on? How do I setup password quality requirements on my Debian or Ubuntu Linux server?

How to fix Httpoxy a CGI PHP/Nginx/Apache/Go application vulnerability on Linux or Unix

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A serious vulnerability was discovered in how CGI scripts are used by Linux or Unix that use PHP, Go, Python, and other scripting languages. How do I fix Httpoxy a CGI application vulnerability on Linux or Unix for HAProxy, Varnish, Nginx, PHP, Go, Python, Tomcat and others?

How To Patch and Protect Linux Kernel Zero Day Vulnerability CVE-2016-0728 [ 19/Jan/2016 ]

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A very serious security problem has been found in the Linux kernel. A 0-day local privilege escalation vulnerability has existed since 2012. This bug affects millions of Android or Linux applications to escalate privileges. Any server or desktop (32 or 64 bit) with Linux Kernel version 3.8+ is vulnerable. How do I fix this problem?