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New Web100 Kernel available

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  • From: Andrew Lake <>
  • To: perfsonar-announce <>, perfsonar-user <>
  • Subject: New Web100 Kernel available
  • Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:41:41 -0400


New web100 kernel packages are now available for netinstall users of the
perfSONAR-PS toolkit. You may run 'yum update' to grab the new kernel. You
should restart your host after the upgrade completes. Full details on this
particular patch can be found in the previous email.

Note this is just a kernel upgrade and the other perfSONAR-PS packages have
NOT been updated. As we often do with incremental kernel updates, we will
not be providing a new LiveCD for this particular update. Please let us know
if you have any questions or issues.

Thank you,
The perfSONAR Team

On Sep 10, 2014, at 3:31 PM, Andrew Lake

> All;
> Last night marked the release of a new Red Hat CVE:
> If you are a NetInstall user, a 'yum update' may give you a new non-web100
> kernel and therefore break access to NDT/NPAD. Consult our FAQ for more
> info:
> Our read of the CVE does not find any issue of concern specific to the
> toolkit. Its possible the host may be vulnerable to some types of DoS
> attacks in some particular cases. If you are in doubt about your kernel,
> feel free to review the CVE, upgrade to the latest version, and forgo
> NDT/NPAD support for the time being. We are in the process of building and
> testing a new kernel, and will alert you when we have our web100 patched
> version available. We'll try to have it ready as soon as possible.
> Thank you for your patience,
> The perfSONAR Team

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