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Updating the On-Premise System for Security patches

Updates to the On-Premise system are available about every 4 weeks for product and system updates. However, there are times when the underlying system must be manually updated to apply security patches.

For security vulnerabilities discovered between releases Security Compass will give specific guidelines on how to update systems to fix critical issues.

February 17, 2016 - CVE-2015-7547

Ubuntu 10/12 and RedHat 6 based systems are vulnerable:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/2161461

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2900-1/

Customers should patch systems as soon as possible to avoid remote code execution vulnerability in DNS lookups, this bug affects multiple services.

 Note that a reboot is necessary to successfully apply the patches.

If you have any questions or require assistance please contact us: support@sdelements.com

Ubuntu 10.x and 12.x

1. Login to the SD Elements server and run:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install --upgrade libc6

2. Reboot the system:

sudo reboot

Centos/RedHat Enterprise 5.x and 6.x

1. Login to the SD Elements server and run:

sudo yum update glibc

2. Reboot the system:

sudo reboot

Other or Unsure

1. Login to the SD Elements server and run:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install --upgrade libc6 || sudo yum update glibc

2. Reboot the system:

sudo reboot

January 27, 2015 - CVE-2015-0235

Ubuntu 10/12 and RedHat 6 based systems are vulnerable:

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0092.html

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2485-1/

Customers should patch systems as soon as possible to avoid remote code execution vulnerability in DNS lookups, this bug affects multiple services.

 Note that a reboot is necessary to successfully apply the patches.

If you have any questions or require assistance please contact us: support@sdelements.com

Ubuntu 10.x and 12.x

1. Login to the SD Elements server and run:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install --upgrade libc6

2. Reboot the system:

sudo reboot

Centos/RedHat Enterprise 5.x and 6.x

1. Login to the SD Elements server and run:

sudo yum update glibc

2. Reboot the system:

sudo reboot

Other or Unsure

1. Login to the SD Elements server and run:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install --upgrade libc6 || sudo yum update glibc

2. Reboot the system:

sudo reboot
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