What is a Patch ?

What is a Patch in Computers?

A patch in computers is a piece of software designed to update OS or its data to fix issues.
Patches are perhaps one of the single-most important cyber security tools that the everyday tech user needs, right up there with things like anti-virus software and scanning filters. A patch is a small piece of software that a company issues whenever a security flaw is uncovered.

The most recent attack were wanna cry and ransomware attack. Then Microsoft issued the patch to stop these attacks.

Latest security patches in Linux and its Distros (CVE-2017-1000253 vulnerability)

Patch in computer

Dated:-

Qualys discovered the strange behavior with PIEs
https://www.qualys.com/2017/09/26/linux-pie-cve-2017-1000253/cve-2017-1000253.txt

CVE-2017-1000253 vulnerability

Affected Redhat, Debian

Redhat
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-1000253

Debian
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2017-1000253

Ubuntu
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/

http://www.reallylinux.com/docs/security.shml

Slackware Security for 2017
http://www.slackware.com/security/list.php?l=slackware-security&y=2017

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