Dear Valued Customers,
* * * Only clients who run on Linux dedicated server, VPS environment will be affected * * *
Red Hat Product Security team discovered a privilege escalation vulnerability in the Linux Kernel. This threat affects most modern Linux distributions. This vulnerability is known as DIRTY COW.
To determine if your server is affected, run the following command
# wget https://access.redhat.com/sites/default/files/rh-cve-2016-5195_2.sh
# bash rh-cve-2016-5195_2.sh
To apply the patch, run the below command
# yum clean all ; yum update
Server reboot is recommended after applying the patch.
Should you have any difficulties, please do not hesitate to contact our 24x7 technical support team (Department: Technical Support (Dedicated Server / VPS / Cloud / Colocation ) by submitting a ticket at (http://support.usonyx.net/support/tickets/new).
** Remarks : Until this post, the above patching only available for limited kernel version. There is more updates shall be ready and release by vendor. User are advise patiently awaiting for the updates and patch with appropriate version by refer to official announcement portal below (https://access.redhat.com/security/vulnerabilities/2706661) under "Resolve" tab.
Technical Support Department