OnApp 5.5 CloudBoot KVM Security Update

This update addresses the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities for CentOS 6 KVM. For more information refer to Meltdown and Spectre CPU Issues.

The following package has been released for CloudBoot:

  • onapp-ramdisk-centos6-kvm-5.5.0-28.noarch.rpm

Use CloudBoot Compute Resources and CloudBoot Backup Server upgrade procedures to install the update. 'Simple reboot'  and 'Migrate and Reboot' options are available.

KeyTypeRelease NotesAffects Version/s
CLOUDBOOT-191Fix

Update of the kernel to version 2.6.32-696.18.7.el6.x86_64 for CentOS 6 KVM to address the CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753 and CVE-2017-5754 issues.

All OnApp versions

CLOUDBOOT-194

FixUpdate of KVM packages to version 0.12.1.2-2.503.el6_9.4 for CentOS 6 to address the CVE-2017-5715 issue.All OnApp versions