CVE-2016-5195 – Dirty Cow

As you may have read in the news almost all Linux systems since 2007 are vulnerable for something called Dirty Cow.

Without going into the details the machines most vulnerable to this exploit would be web facing servers; in other words; our servers.
we are glad to announce that our server park has already been patched as soon the fix was available.

Obviously we keep monitoring the situation and take action when and if needed.

Do you want to know more about Dirty Cow you may find an article here: http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/10/most-serious-linux-privilege-escalation-bug-ever-is-under-active-exploit/