Patching the CentOS 8 Encryption Bug is Urgent – What Are Your Plans?


There are three things you can count on: death, taxes, and new CVEs. The inevitable has happened for CentOS 8 users, and it didn’t take long. Something spectacularly failed just two weeks after the announced end of life, putting CentOS 8 users at the risk of a severe attack — and with no help from CentOS.

You can bet that a significant number of CentOS 8 users are continuing to use an unsupported operating system despite the risks. With that risk now clear, we’ll look at CVE-2021-4122, a recently discovered vulnerability in LUKS encryption, and explain your options for addressing it in this post.

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