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Systemd flaw leaves many Linux distros open to attack
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Nathan Hale
2017-07-04 13:00:21 UTC
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A flaw in systemd, the init system used on many Linux systems, can be exploited using a malicious DNS query to either crash a system or to run code remotely.

<https://www.itwire.com/open-source/78781-systemd-flaw-leaves-some-linux-distros-open-to-attack.html>
e***@notatla.org.uk
2017-07-04 17:17:32 UTC
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Post by Nathan Hale
A flaw in systemd, the init system used on many Linux systems, can be exploited using a malicious DNS query to either crash a system or to run code remotely.
<https://www.itwire.com/open-source/78781-systemd-flaw-leaves-some-linux-distros-open-to-attack.html>
from the article:

Debian is yet to issue a fix, but has pointed out that systemd-resolved
is not enabled by default in its latest release, Stretch. Older Debian
releases like Jessie and Wheezy do not contain the vulnerable code.
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