Linux kernel developers are livid about a pair of University of Minnesota graduate students playing at inserting security vulnerabilities into the Linux kernel. The researchers, Qiushi Wu and Aditya Pakki, and their graduate advisor, Kangjie Lu, apologized for their Linux kernel blunders. Linux Foundation’s Technical Advisory Board via the Linux Foundation has asked UMN to take specific actions before their people will be allowed to contribute to Linux again. The Linux kernel maintainer for the stable branch, Greg Kroah-Hartman, exploded and banned UMN developers from working on Linux.
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