Using CentOS 8 and worried about LUKS? Here’s how TuxCare can help

Death, taxes, and new CVEs… those are all things we can be very certain about in life. For users of CentOS 8, the inevitable has now happened: a new CVE was reported covering a serious vulnerability that affects a broad group of users. Users of CentOS 8 won’t get access to an official patch due to EOL.

If you’re on CentOS 8 right now you’re in a tight spot. You can’t continue to run an unsecured, non-compliant workload indefinitely – particularly when such a major vulnerability has been identified. Nor can you rush your migration, because that could have disastrous consequences of its own.

In this article we outline what the latest LUKS vulnerability is, why it poses such a significant danger – and explain how TuxCare’s live patching service can help tide you over until you’re ready to migrate.

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