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Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

Post by shawniverson » 04 Jan 2018 23:35

In light of recently released information regarding Meltdown and Spectre, we recommend that you do the following to protect your system from this and future threats as long as CentOS 6 is supported. You should only do this if you are on version 3.0.2.6.

Update to version 3.0.2.6 and then do the following:

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sudo sed -i "/^exclude=/ s/^/#/" /etc/yum.conf
sudo yum update
Restart the system after running the updates.

You may opt to leave the exclude line commented to continue updating eFa going forward using yum.

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