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KernelCare / KVM crash on EL6

Inessa Atmachian

July 10, 2019

The latest KernelCare patchset for EL6 distributions had a bug that triggered crashes KVM hosts in some of the configurations.

The patch was rolled back within ~50 minutes, and only a small number of customers were affected.

No customers on delayed feeds were affected:
No customers on ePortal were affected:

We are sorry about the issue. We are currently working on the fix for this patch.

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KernelCare is a live patching system that patches Linux kernel vulnerabilities automatically, with no reboots. It’s used on over 300,000 servers, and has been used to patch servers running for 6+ years. It works with all major Linux distributions, such as RHEL, CentOS, Amazon Linux, and Ubuntu. It also interoperates with common vulnerability scanners such as Nessus, Tenable, Rapid7, and Qualys. To talk with a consultant about how KernelCare might meet your enterprise’s specific needs, contact us directly at [email protected].

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