June 2021 - TuxCare

A comprehensive guide to QEMU patching

When it comes to patching, thoroughness is a critical aspect – it takes just one unpatched service to open the doors to a damaging intrusion. The result is a long list of devices, services, and applications that need regular patching – including services that run in the background, such as QEMU.

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CentOS 6 ELS: hivex package with the fix for the CVE-2021-3504 rollout completed

A new updated hivex package with the fix for the CVE-2021-3504 within CentOS 6 ELS has been rolled out to 100% and is now available for download from our production repository.

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Ubuntu 16.04 ELS: curl package with the fix for the CVE-2021-22898 released

A new updated curl package with the fix for the CVE-2021-22898 within Ubuntu 16.04 ELS is now available for download from our production repository.

OracleLinux 6 ELS: curl package with the fix for the CVE-2021-22898 released

A new updated curl package with the fix for the CVE-2021-22898 within OracleLinux OS 6 ELS is now available for download from our production repository.

CentOS 6 ELS: curl package with the fix for the CVE-2021-22898 gradual rollout

A new updated curl package with the fix for the CVE-2021-22898 within CentOS 6 ELS has been scheduled for gradual rollout from our production repository.

CentOS 6 ELS: OpenSSL package with the fix for the CVE-2021-23840 has been rolled out to 100%

A new updated OpenSSL package with the fix for the CVE-2021-23840 within CentOS 6 ELS has been rolled out to 100% and is now available for download from our production repository.

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CentOS 6 ELS: Nginx package with the fix for the CVE-2021-23017 has been rolled out to 100%

A new updated nginx package with the fix for the CVE-2021-23017 within CentOS 6 ELS has been rolled out to 100% and is now available for download from our production repository.

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RHEL 7 to CentOS 7 conversion script

We’ve received requests for assistance with converting systems running RHEL 7 to CentOS 7. There are several reasons for this, from wanting to standardize the server fleet (on a recently released survey, roughly 73% of the respondents said they had a single OS fleet), licensing changes, future migration paths or other scenarios.

What could, at first glance, look like a simple repository change is actually somewhat more involved. So we created a script to automatically perform the conversion. This article provides an in-depth look at the script and the migration process.

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