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Canonical Patches the Venom Security Vulnerability in Ubuntu Linux

Apparently, ‘Venom’ is a zero-day vulnerability that has been discovered in the QEMU virtualization software, which code is used in numerous modern virtualization platforms, such as VirtualBox, KVM, and Xen. The bug dates back to 2004 and it could allow a hacker to penetrate every system across a datacenter’s computer network. Canonical patched the ‘Venom’ security vulnerability that threatens most datacenters, in all of its supported Ubuntu Linux operating systems.