Tag: kernel

  • “Sad SACK” network protection

    Netflix has identified several vulnerabilities in the TCP networking stack that affects all Linux users with un-patched kernels. The vulnerabilities have been assigned CVE-2019-11477, CVE-2019-11478 and CVE-2019-11479. All three issues have already been mitigated for all our VPS customers. The original advisory says… The vulnerabilities specifically relate to the minimum segment size (MSS) and TCP…

  • Kernel 4.14 LTS released

    We have added the latest 4.14 kernel to our list of stable kernels for 64bit VPS servers. The 4.14 kernel includes a large number of performance enhancements, including … filesystem io block_mq scheduler improvements new selectable scheduler options for disk io improved cryptographic performance cgroup2 support merged

  • Run your own kernel with PV-Grub

    We have just added PV-Grub capability to our VPS offerings. PV-Grub lets you run a custom kernel on your server.¬† Rimuhosting is all about flexibility and PV-Grub is one feature that will give our customers a lot of different options.¬† Custom modules, latest kernel, old kernel, kernel development, lots of good stuff. We continue to…

  • Linux kernel CVE-2012-0056 vulnerability

    You have probably all heard about the recent local privilige escalation in recent Linux kernels by now. If not you can read all about it here. This only affects our recent Ubuntu 11.10 “Oneiric” VPSs, which by default were installed with a Linux 3.0.4 kernel. The 3.0.4 kernel was also tested to work with some…

  • Upgrading to Karmic Koala ? VPS broken? Heres the fix!

    If you upgraded to Ubuntu 9.10, and rebooted, and it hasn’t come back up, here’s what to do The first thing you try is the console¬† https://rimuhosting.com/cp/vps/console.jsp . Add your key or setup a password and then ssh into the host it gives you to see if you actually have this problem. If you can…