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Red Hat dev questions why older Linux kernels are patched quietly

Sep 12, 2018, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Varghese)

A Linux developer who works for the biggest open source vendor Red Hat has questioned why security holes in older Linux kernels -  those that are listed as having long-term support - are being quietly patched by senior kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman, who is more or less deputy to Linux creator Linus Torvalds, without issuing the standard CVE advisories.

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