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Re: what's your Debian uptime?

>  The security related flaws are typically in
> subsystems that are not part of a minimalist kernel.

A reboot is an attackers best friend and potentially an attackers
enemy too.

However whilst your practice is right. I hope you are reviewing all bugs
as the kernel devs simply label them as bugs which should be fixed
occasionally with hints and often only external eyes like debian ones
label them as security bugs some what later too and as I have said if
you really wanted to be thorough you would also need to review the
commits to code areas you deploy as Linus himself has stated they
can't keep up but you may be able to on a minimalist kernel.

Perhaps a minimalist/server kernel project starting base rather
than LTS might be an idea if it doesn't exist already.


'Write programs that do one thing and do it well. Write programs to work
together. Write programs to handle text streams, because that is a
universal interface'

(Doug McIlroy)

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