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Linux / Patch Management / Patch Tuesday

Microsoft Patching Linux

Did you notice this month that Microsoft has started patching Linux?

Microsoft recently began distributing the Windows Subsystem for Linux inside its OS platform. The Patch Tuesday for this month (August 2017) marks the first time the company has had to deliver a security patch for its own Linux subsystem.

CVE-2017-8622 | Windows Subsystem for Linux Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability

Does this make patching even more complicated? Does this add additional complexity to the patching processes already in place for organizations?


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