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Old 26th July 2012
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Originally Posted by backrow View Post
Such as the recent sysret vulnerability that affected FreeBSD and NetBSD, but not OpenBSD?
So OpenBSD team patched that vulnerability in the 2nd half of 2011 (OpenBSD 5.0 is from 2011/11/01) but Linux seems to have patched [1] that in 2006, 5 years earlier then OpenBSD.

But does that mean that Linux is more secure then OpenBSD?

[1] http://www.esecurityplanet.com/windo...six-years.html
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