You can now live patch Ubuntu Linux Kernel without rebooting the box

Kernel live patching enables runtime correction of critical security issues in running kernel without rebooting. Try new service from Canonical the company behind Ubuntu Linux operating system. It uses upstream Linux kernel 4.x kpatch technology. This guide explains how to enable or patch your Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS server without rebooting the box.

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