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Re: what's your Debian uptime?



Am Mittwoch, 17. April 2013 schrieb Tixy:
> On Tue, 2013-04-16 at 22:59 -0500, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
> > Linux greer 3.2.6 #1 SMP Mon Feb 20 17:05:10 CST 2012 i686 GNU/Linux
> > 
> >  22:35:31 up 412 days, 10:05,  1 user,  load average: 1.18, 0.97, 0.44
> 
> So you are over a year behind in installing security updates for the
> kernel. (I know, if your machine doesn't have untrusted users and is
> well removed or disconnected from the internet, then that doesn't really
> matter).

This must not be so. Look, In my case I used a self compiled kernel, with very 
few modules. And as the only security holes have been in kernel modules, I did 
not compile, I needed not to install a new kernel. Those modules were just not 
existent. KISS-style. It makes things more secure!

Hans


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