dirtycow

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SIMP module checking Dirty Cow Vulnerability
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Version information

  • 1.0.5 (latest)
  • 1.0.4
  • 1.0.3
  • 1.0.2
released Nov 28th 2018
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2018.1.x, 2017.3.x, 2017.2.x, 2017.1.x, 2016.5.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >= 4.7.0 < 6.0.0
  • CentOS
    ,
    RedHat
    ,
    OracleLinux

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Documentation

simp/dirtycow — version 1.0.4 Nov 28th 2018

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  1. Overview
  2. Usage - The basics of getting started with simp-dirtycow
  3. Development - Guide for contributing to the module

Overview

In October 2016, a privilege escalation vulnerability was discovered in the Linux kernel. It has been given the name "Dirty Cow" and assigned a Common Vulnerability and Exposures (CVE) number CVE-2016-5195.

This module checks your running kernel to determine if it is vulnerable to Dirty Cow. A puppet notice is logged if it is vulnerable.

Usage

Add the following to Hiera:

yaml
---
include 'dirtycow'

Development

Please see the SIMP Contribution Guidelines.

General developer documentation can be found on Confluence. Visit the project homepage on GitHub, chat with us on our HipChat, and look at our issues on JIRA.