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Tuesday, October 23 • 12:20 - 13:00
Elivepatch: Flexible Distributed Linux Kernel Live Patching - Alice Ferrazzi & Takanori Suzuki, Cybertrust

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“Elivepatch” addresses the limitations and shortcomings of the current distributed live patching services as follows:
• 3rd-party trust: Trust on a third-party service can be eliminated by deploying Elivepatch in-house.
• Custom kernel configurations: Live patches can be created for different kernel versions and configurations by varying the parameters to Elivepatch.
• Modified kernels: Support is extended to locally modified kernels (e.g. out-of-tree patch sets) by sending the server a list of patches that should be applied before the live patch creation process starts.
• Client-generated patches: In Elivepatch, clients specify the live patches to be created whereas current systems only support vendor-generated patches.
• Security auditing: Elivepatch is completely open source and thus fully auditable.
We will also talk also about future ideas:
• Porting to different distributions
• Livepatch CI/CD testing


Alice Ferrazzi

OSS Embedded Developer, Cybertrust Japan
Alice Ferrazzi is a Gentoo Linux Developer and the Gentoo Kernel Project Leader, working on Gentoo ebuild, eclass writing and kernel. She is also part of the Gentoo Foundation Board Members. She holds Gentoo study meetings in Tokyo, Japan and organizes Gentoo booth at various open... Read More →

Takanori Suzuki

Chief Open Source Officer, Expert Software Engineer, Cybertrust Japan Co., Ltd.
Takanori Suzuki is a Chief Open Source Officer (COSO) and also a Linux OSS Developer, leading OSPO and working on MIRACLE LINUX development system and PKI system. He also worked on open source monitoring software, MIRACLE ZBX and had a presentation about a mruby extension for it at... Read More →

Tuesday October 23, 2018 12:20 - 13:00 BST
Kilsyth Room, Level 0
  Linux Systems