CentOS 7 Minimal kickstart file

I searched around a bit and couldn't find any published kickstart files around for CentOS 7 (and the ones I did, didn't work correctly and looked overly complex), therefore I'm attaching my CentOS 7 minimal kickstart file for anyone else who may be searching for one! Notes: 1) Firewall service and selinux ... Read More...

CentOS 7 Released! How to Download CentOS 7

Today, the general availability of CentOS 7 has been announced for 64-bit x86 based systems. This is the first version of CentOS 7, and the version is marked as 7.0-1406 CentOS 7 release notes can be found here - http://wiki.centos.org/Manuals/ReleaseNotes/CentOS7 To obtain the CentOS 7 release ISO, head over to http://isoredirect.centos.org/centos/7.0.1406/isos/x86_64/ While CentOS 7 ... Read More...

CentOS Linux Kernel Update 2.6.32-431.20.3 Released

CentOS Linux kernel 2.6.32-431.20.3 has just been released. Update type(s): security and bug fix Resolved CVEs: CVE-2013-6378 CVE-2014-0203 CVE-2014-1737 CVE-2014-1738 CVE-2014-1874 CVE-2014-2039 CVE-2014-3153 * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's futex subsystem handledthe requeuing of certain Priority Inheritance (PI) futexes. A local,unprivileged user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges on thesystem. (CVE-2014-3153, Important)* A flaw was ... Read More...

Another set of OpenSSL Bugs discovered. Upgrade OpenSSL on your CentOS Linux servers!

A new set of bugs have been identified and patched in OpenSSL. The following new bugs have been patched in the latest release of OpenSSL: CVE-2010-5298 - possible use of memory after free CVE-2014-0195 - buffer overflow via invalid DTLS fragment CVE-2014-0198 - possible NULL pointer dereference CVE-2014-0221 - DoS from invalid DTLS handshake ... Read More...

CentOS Linux Kernel Update 2.6.32-431.17.1 Released

CentOS Linux kernel 2.6.32-431.17.1 has just been released. Update type(s): security and bug fix Resolved CVEs: CVE-2013-6383 CVE-2014-0077 CVE-2014-2523 * A flaw was found in the way the Linux kernel's netfilter connection tracking implementation for Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) packets used the skb_header_pointer() function. A remote attacker could use this flaw to send a specially crafted DCCP packet to crash ... Read More...