Ubuntu updates for TCP SACK Panic vulnerabilities

Issues have been identified in the way the Linux kernel’s TCP implementation processes Selective Acknowledgement (SACK) options and handles low Maximum Segment Size (MSS) values. These TCP SACK Panic vulnerabilities could expose servers to a denial of service attack, so it is crucial to have systems patched. Updated versions of the Linux kernel packages are […]

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Ubuntu updates to mitigate new Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS) vulnerabilities

Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS) describes a group of vulnerabilities (CVE-2018-12126, CVE-2018-12127, CVE-2018-12130, and CVE-2019-11091) in various Intel microprocessors, which allow a malicious process to read various information from another process which is executing on the same CPU core. This occurs due to the use of various microarchitectural elements (buffers) within the CPU core. If one […]

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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS has transitioned to ESM support

Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) is now available for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to provide ongoing security patches for high and critical CVEs for UA Infrastructure customers.

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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS「Trusty Tahr」のExtended Security Maintenanceを発表

Ubuntuは、現在、クラウドベースのワークロードの大半を担っています。Ubuntu 16.04 LTSのリリース以来、4.5億のパブリッククラウドインスタンスが起動され、さらに増加を続けています。ウェブスケールの大型デプロイメントの多くがUbuntuを使用しています。これには、金融、ビッグデータ、メディア、その他の多くのワークロードとユースケースが含まれます。顧客が依存する重要なサービスを提供するには、基盤となるオペレーティングシステムの安定性と継続性が不可欠だからです。 Exte...

Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr End of Life

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS – ESM will become available once Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr reaches its End of Life on April 30, 2019. Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) is an available feature with Ubuntu Advantage, Canonical’s commercial support package. ESM can also be purchased on a stand-alone basis. Contact the Ubuntu experts at Canonical to start planning […]

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Keep legacy applications secure with Extended Security Maintenance

Application updates come and go, often they provide your business with added value, but sometimes an update isn’t what is needed or wanted for a legacy application. Choosing not to update an application can cause issues. Often, that application becomes unsupported, and with security patches no longer available, it can see your business falling foul […]

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