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is this thing on?

If you ever get a crazy idea to upgrade a server vm two full releases without any sort of a real plan… don’t. Admittedly there would be no love loss if it never came back but it’s certainly a nice puzzle to solve. Best thing of it is that I’m up to date on security patches and it’s damn hard to kill Linux.

Patch your shit… – CVE-2016-5195

The threat is real…
https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/current-activity/2016/10/21/Linux-Kernel-Vulnerability
http://thehackernews.com/2016/10/linux-kernel-exploit.html

That is all.