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CloudLinux is on a mission to make Linux secure, stable, and profitable, and Igor Seletskiy is at the helm of this undertaking. He is the CEO and founder of the company, and an innovator responsible for the strategic direction of the company and all products within the CloudLinux brand.

Igor is an accomplished technology guru focusing on Linux, kernel development, and the hosting industry. He is a frequent speaker at industry events, and has a successful track record of more than 15 years of delivering innovative products to market.

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Major 9.8 vulnerability affects multiple Linux kernels— CVE-2019-8912 (af_alg_release())

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The KernelCare team are tracking a new vulnerability, CVE-2019-8912 . Our assessment is that the cause is this commit , the introduction of a " sockfs_setattr() "  function. This function neglects to null-out values in a structure, making their values usable after exiting from the function (a so-called ‘use-after-free’ error). Our team have al...
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Correct. We initially thought that it was, but after detailed investigation figured out that only kernels 4.9 and higher are affec... Read More
Friday, 22 February 2019 19:06
Igor Seletskiy
CloudLinux 6 / CentOS 6 are not affected. SecurityFocus is wrong. We posted this post partially based on info from securityfocus. ... Read More
Friday, 22 February 2019 22:54
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CVE-2019-8912

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We have started working on patching CVE-2019-8912. We expect to start releasing patches for different kernels on Friday, 22nd February 2019, with all kernels patched up by Sunday.   We will provide more information as it becomes available. https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-8912
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KernelCare / KVM crash on EL6

KernelCare / KVM crash on EL6

KernelCare / KVM crash on EL6
The latest KernelCare patchset for EL6 distributions had a bug that triggered crashes KVM hosts in some of the configurations. The patch was rolled back within ~50 minutes, and only a small number of customers were affected. No customers on delayed feeds were affected: http://docs.kernelcare.com/ index.html?delayed_feed.htm   No customers on e...
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5 Bad Reasons to Update Your Linux Kernel

5 Bad Reasons to Update Your Linux Kernel

5 Bad Reasons to Update Your Linux Kernel
A Linux kernel update is not to be taken lightly—change means risk. Whatever reasons you think you might have, there is really only one that matters. I tell you what it is in this blog post .
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CLN Downtime

[Update: Nov 17 8:50pm Pacific Timezone] All services Restored. If you experience any issues - please, contact support at https://cloudlinux.zendesk.com   [Nov 17 11am Pacific Timezone] Due to internal software issue CLN will be down for the next several hours. The issue affected current server registrations and licenses. We are restoring...
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A New Partnership: Committing to Better Security, Together

A New Partnership: Committing to Better Security, Together

A New Partnership: Committing to Better Security, Together
On August 20th, CloudLinux acquired Revisium , a company specializing in automated website malware cleanup. Revisium has 7 years of experience in malware cleanup automation and its products have cleaned hundreds of thousands of websites. CloudLinux is committed to continue growing and promoting the Revisium brand and its products. In the next versi...
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CloudLinux old helpdesk system data leak

Due to the misconfiguration of our old helpdesk system after a server reboot, during the period of August 5th to August 21st, 2018, some attachments from old helpdesk systems were indexed by the Google search engine (according to our server access logs, no other search engine indexed those pages). Less than 250 documents were affected. We have noti...
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Meet Imunify360 with Proactive Defense, the sophisticated protection against any kind of malware, all in one nice package.

Meet Imunify360 with Proactive Defense, the sophisticated protection against any kind of malware, all in one nice package.

Meet Imunify360 with Proactive Defense, the sophisticated protection against any kind of malware, all in one nice package.
Proactive Defense , the new feature of Imunify360, has now been released to production for cPanel customers. This new technology has made a significant contribution in our multi-layer security in stopping malware and protecting your Linux Web servers from most, if not all, attacks. Security must be effective, and Imunify360 with Proactive Defense i...
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How to stop playing Whack-A-Mole with malware and actually protect servers from attacks

How to stop playing Whack-A-Mole with malware and actually protect servers from attacks

How to stop playing Whack-A-Mole with malware and actually protect servers from attacks
Software vulnerabilities are constantly being exploited and monetized, and organized crime now consist of large development teams with substantial budgets. It has become a profitable industry that has seen rapid growth, fueled by ransomware schemes and cryptomining exploits, all without dire consequences. Malware is used by attackers to steal data,...
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CloudLinux and GDPR
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CloudLinux and GDPR

CloudLinux and GDPR
The General Data Protection Regulation ( GDPR ) (EU) 2016/679 is a regulation in the EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. It also addresses the export of personal data outside the EU. The GDPR aims primarily to give control to citizens and residents over their personal data and to simplify the regulat...
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