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SubjectRe: A system for rebootless kernel security updates
On Thu 2008-04-24 16:26:44, Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> Jeff Arnold wrote:
> >I've put together an automatic system for applying
> >kernel security patches to the Linux kernel without
> >rebooting it, and I wanted to share this system with
> >the community in case others find it useful or
> >interesting.
> Hmm, the idea seem to be patented by Microsoft, i.e.
> this patent from December 2002:
> (and other patents by Microsoft if you search for
> "hotpatching"). US will not be able to fix security holes without reboot, good.
Perhaps they fix their stupid laws after next worm outbreak...

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