Ksplice

Performance on security patches

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) list identifies 64 significant Linux kernel vulnerabilities (with greater impact than denial of service) from May 2005 to May 2008.

Ksplice can apply all of these patches without rebooting:

CVE identifierPatchPatch dateApplies with KspliceSample kernelModified patch
CVE-2005-1263a84a5052005-05-11Yes2.6.8
CVE-2005-126468f66fe2005-05-13Yes2.6.8
CVE-2005-1589118326e2005-05-14Yes2.6.11.9
CVE-2005-2456a4f1bac2005-07-26Yes2.6.8
CVE-2005-327671ae18e2005-07-27Yes2.6.12
CVE-2005-250058fcb8d2005-08-10Yes2.6.13-rc6
CVE-2005-24926d1cfe32005-09-19Yes2.6.12
CVE-2005-3179c0758142005-10-03Yes—with additional code2.6.13-rc6[full] [diff]
CVE-2005-31809bc39be2005-10-04Yes2.6.12
CVE-2005-2709330d57f2005-11-04Yes—with additional code2.6.13-rc6[full] [diff]
CVE-2005-46395c15c0b2005-11-08Yes2.6.12
CVE-2005-37847ed01752005-11-10Yes2.6.12
CVE-2005-46058b90db02005-12-30Yes2.6.12
CVE-2006-00959d3520a2006-01-06Yes2.6.12
CVE-2006-04576d940742006-02-03Yes2.6.12
CVE-2006-2071b78b6af2006-04-12Yes—with additional code2.6.16[full] [diff]
CVE-2006-152469cf0fa2006-04-17Yes2.6.16
CVE-2006-10567466f9e2006-04-20Yes—with additional code2.6.16[1] [2]
CVE-2006-1863296034f2006-04-21Yes2.6.16
CVE-2006-18643b7c8102006-05-15Yes2.6.16
CVE-2006-00392c8ac662006-05-19Yes2.6.16
CVE-2006-1857a6012662006-05-19Yes2.6.16
CVE-2006-1858dd2d1c62006-05-19Yes2.6.16
CVE-2006-13436c813c32006-05-28Yes2.6.16
CVE-2006-2935454d6fb2006-07-10Yes2.6.16
CVE-2006-2451abf75a52006-07-12Yes2.6.16
CVE-2006-362618b0bbd2006-07-14Yes2.6.16
CVE-2006-3745c164a9b2006-08-22Yes2.6.16
CVE-2006-5751ba8379b2006-11-20Yes2.6.16
CVE-2006-63046d4df672006-12-06Yes2.6.19
CVE-2006-5753be6aab02007-01-05Yes—with additional code2.6.19[full] [diff]
CVE-2006-6106f4777562007-01-08Yes2.6.16
CVE-2007-09581fb84492007-01-26Yes2.6.19
CVE-2007-121717f0cd22007-02-28Yes2.6.20.4
CVE-2007-0005059819a2007-03-06Yes2.6.16
CVE-2007-1000d2b02ed2007-03-09Yes2.6.16
CVE-2007-1730d35690b2007-03-16Yes2.6.16
CVE-2007-173439ebc022007-03-28Yes2.6.20.4
CVE-2007-2480de34ed92007-04-30Yes~2.6.21.1
CVE-2007-13530878b662007-05-05Yes2.6.16
CVE-2007-287585badbd2007-05-09Yes2.6.20.4
CVE-2007-31055a021e92007-07-19Yes2.6.22
CVE-2007-385121f16282007-08-07Yes—with additional code2.6.22[full] [diff]
CVE-2007-3848d2d56c52007-08-17Yes2.6.23-rc3
CVE-2007-3740a8cd9252007-09-13Yes2.6.23
CVE-2007-4571ccec6e22007-09-17Yes—with additional code2.6.22[full] [diff]
CVE-2007-43085f78e892007-11-07Yes2.6.23
CVE-2007-5904133672e2007-11-13Yes2.6.24-rc2
CVE-2007-6206c46f7392007-11-28Yes2.6.23
CVE-2007-6417e84e2e12007-11-28Yes2.6.23
CVE-2007-6063eafe1aa2007-12-01Yes2.6.23
CVE-2007-6434ecaf18c2007-12-04Yes2.6.23
CVE-2007-596662f0f612007-12-07Yes2.6.23
CVE-2008-0001974a9f02008-01-12Yes2.6.22
CVE-2008-00072f987352008-02-02Yes—with additional code2.6.24[full] [diff]
CVE-2008-000988119302008-02-08Yes2.6.23
CVE-2008-0600712a30e2008-02-10Yes2.6.23
CVE-2008-1367e40cd102008-03-05Yes2.6.25-rc4
CVE-2008-16756131a262008-04-20Yes2.6.24
CVE-2008-1375214b7042008-05-01Yes2.6.22
CVE-2008-214802c6be62008-05-01Yes2.6.24
CVE-2008-16690b2bac22008-05-06Yes2.6.22
CVE-2008-12949926e4c2008-05-08Yes~2.6.21.1
CVE-2008-1673ddb2c432008-06-04Yes2.6.24