Technical information - specifications, APIs, architecture, etc., related to Livepatch.
Livepatch client requires Internet access in order to fetch kernel patches from the server.
Livepatch determines which kernel patch may be applied based on your kernel version.
Security and privacy
Livepatch sends specific data about your system in order to patch your kernel.
Livepatch inserts modules into a running kernel, this has inherent risks and the following can detail some of these risks and misunderstandings.
- What if my system crashes after a Livepatch module is inserted?
- Are the Livepatch modules inserted on system boot?