Monthly KernelCare Update - January 2021 - TuxCare

Monthly KernelCare Update – January 2021

KernelCare Team

February 2, 2021

Monthly KernelCare Update - January 2021

It’s hard to believe the first month of 2021 has come and gone. In this issue of KernelCare monthly blog, you’ll find useful information that will keep your start to 2021 going smoothly. As always, we’ve included a video recap of our January highlights. But, for a deep dive into current topics, read on!

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MySQL Live patching

Open-source software (OSS) is now a standard among Linux users. Code from OSS offerings makes up between 80% and 90% of the enterprise’s code. This increases the number of CVEs  system administrators must cope with. Among the most critical CVEs are those associated with database software that uses MySQL. This article looks at these CVEs and highlights ways to protect against them.

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Hackers consistently look for vulnerabilities in enterprise systems, large and small. When found, these cybercriminals exploit the vulnerabilities, which often leads to fines and penalties. Most critically, breaches affect the enterprise for years to come. For example, trust between partnerships, like that of contractors and vendors, might erode, leaving your business scrambling for replacements. Although many larger organizations absorb customer loss due to this eroded trust, regaining a strong customer base might take years for smaller organizations. In the following articles we offer advice on how to protect your organisation from specific attacks and avoid hidden costs of a data breach.

Enterprise Security


Enterprise users should be fully aware of the security risks and ensure their operational efficiency. Improving processes like maintenance and switching to live patching tools if not yet using them is a step in the right direction. Find more research around these topics in our latest blog posts:

At KernelCare we always search for new services to develop and right now we are considering DPDK libraries patching. Please let us know:



Do you use DPDK for applications development (or if you are a provider, do you provide possibility to use DPDK for your customers apps)?










Do not forget to check out previous KernelCare updates:

Monthly KernelCare Update – May 2020

Monthly KernelCare Update – June 2020

Monthly KernelCare Update – July 2020

Monthly KernelCare Update – August 2020

Monthly KernelCare Update – September 2020

Monthly KernelCare Update – October 2020

Monthly KernelCare Update – November 2020

Monthly KernelCare Update – December 2020

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