[COMPLETED] Scheduled maintenance - Security Update: MDS

Date: 15th June 2019

Time: 04:00 AM MYT


Maintenance Update:

Scheduled   maintenance to perform security patches which included a CPU side     vulnerability (MDS) update for all Linux servers has been completed.      All service hosts under aforementioned servers are responding and will     now resume their operations without any noticeable service impact. 


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Dear Valued Customers,


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


Date: 14th June 2019

Time: 10:00 PM MYT

ETA: 5 hours (15-20 minutes each server)


Maintenance details:

As refer to the following Security announcement by Red Hat:

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


What is MDS?

MDS (Microarchitectural Data Sampling) is a CPU side vulnerability. It is a significant security vulnerability that affects hosting providers with multi-tenant environments.


Our team will perform scheduled security update on all Linux shared 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.hostpro2u.com if you have any enquiries regarding this maintenance exercise. 


Support Team

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Technical Support Department