[ANNOUNCEMENT] Kernel Flaw Patching

Dear Valued Customers,

 

 * * * Only clients who run on Linux dedicated server, VPS and Cloud environment will be affected * * *

 

Announcement Details:


Red Hat Product Security team discovered a privilege escalation vulnerability in the Linux Kernel. This threat affects most modern Linux distributions. This vulnerability is known as DIRTY COW.

https://access.redhat.com/security/vulnerabilities/2706661

 

To determine if your server is affected, run the following command

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# wget https://access.redhat.com/sites/default/files/rh-cve-2016-5195_2.sh

# bash rh-cve-2016-5195_2.sh

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To apply the patch, run the below command

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# yum clean all ; yum update

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Server reboot is recommended after applying the patch.

 

Should you have any difficulties, please do not hesitate to contact our 24x7 technical support team (Department: Technical Support (Dedicated Server / VPS / Cloud / Colocation ) by submitting a ticket at (http://support.signetique.com/support/tickets/new).


Best Regards,

Support Team

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Technical Support Department