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Openwall Releases LKRG 0.9.0 with a Long List of Major Changes, Improvements & Bug Fixes

Openwall recently announced the release of LKRG (Linux Kernel Runtime Guard) 0.9.0, featuring a host of major changes and improvements, as well as fixes for multiple security bugs.

LKRG is a kernel module that performs runtime integrity checking of the Linux kernel and detection of security vulnerability exploits against the kernel. In an email sent to the LKRG Users List announcing the release of LKRG 0.9.0, Openwall Founder Alexander Peslyak—known by many as “Solar Designer”—outlines the major changes that have been made between LKRG 0.8.1 and 0.9.0, and explains the significance of these updates.