Are you a website owner? Do you have Magento shopping cart in your site? Is your server running an insecure version of Linux kernel?
If the answers to these questions are ‘yes’, then you’d be noticing a ‘Dirty COW vulnerability’ alert in your Magento admin dashboard. (more…)
Dirty COW vulnerability was first discovered a decade ago and has been present in Linux kernel versions from 2.6.22, which was released in 2007.
But the vulnerability gained attention only recently when hackers started exploiting it. This has led to the release of this bug as CVE-2016-5195 on October 19th, 2016. (more…)