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[COMPLETED] Scheduled maintenance - Security Update: TCP SACK PANIC

Date: 6th July 2019

Time: 01:20 AM MDT


Maintenance Update:

Scheduled maintenance security update on all Linux shared servers has been completed. All services on all Linux shared servers will now resume their operations without any noticeable service impact.


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Dear Valued Customers,


**Only Linux hosting clients will experience the service disruption**


Date: 6th July 2019

Time: 12:01 AM MDT

ETA: 3 hours (15 minutes each server)


Maintenance details:

As refer to the following Security announcement by Red Hat:

https://access.redhat.com/security/vulnerabilities/tcpsack


What is TCP SACK PANIC?

TCP SACK PANIC allows a remote attacker to trigger kernel panic on Linux kernels.


Our team will perform scheduled security update on all Linux shared servers.


Maintenance affects:
All services will be temporarily inaccessible during our reboot to apply new update.


Please do not hesitate to contact us by creating a Helpdesk Ticket at https://support.exabytes.com if you have any enquiries regarding this maintenance exercise. 


Support Team

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Technical Support Department