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Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 15:04:15 -0400
From: Wes Turner <>
To: Carter Cheng <>
Cc: "" <>
Subject: Re: Empirically testing the effectiveness of kernel hardening patches

> syzbot system continuously fuzzes main Linux kernel branches and
automatically reports found bugs to kernel mailing lists

I just found these, so IDK

Does Kali include virtualization  such as KVM and fuzzing / dynamic
analysis / static analysis tools and a CI pipeline that can execute
on_commit to new git branches?

On Wednesday, October 31, 2018, Carter Cheng <> wrote:

> Hi,
> Is there some sort of standard testbed for testing the effectivenss of a
> kernel hardening patch to see how effective it is against current malware?
> How does one go about this?
> I assume when it comes to hardening the kernel the main target is certain
> forms of privilege escalation. Is it possible to use Kali linux for this
> purpose?
> Thanks in advance,
> Carter.

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