Month: July 2021

GitHub – microsoft/CBL-Mariner: Linux OS for Azure 1P services and edge appliances

CBL-Mariner is an internal Linux distribution for Microsoft’s cloud infrastructure and edge products and services. CBL-Mariner is designed to provide a consistent platform for these devices and services and will enhance Microsoft’s ability to stay current on Linux updates. This initiative is part of Microsoft’s increasing investment in a wide range of Linux technologies, such as SONiC, Azure Sphere OS and Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL).

Source: GitHub – microsoft/CBL-Mariner: Linux OS for Azure 1P services and edge appliances

Root kernel vulnerability threatens many Linux distributions – Market Research Telecast

2 new vulnerabilities detected. One due to conversion errors in file system allows to access the kernel address space(vulnerability (CVE-2021-33909).

Another vulnerability (CVE-2021-33910) is due to systemd which can be exploited to do a DoS attack and cause kernel panic.

Source: Root kernel vulnerability threatens many Linux distributions – Market Research Telecast

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