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30 March 2021
Two years ago, we launched the Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) phase of Ubuntu 14.04, providing access to CVE patches through an Ubuntu Advantage for Infrastructure free or paid subscription. This phase extended the lifecycle of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, released in April 2014, to a total of ten years, ending in April 2024. During the ESM ...
5 July 2019
Issues have been identified in the way the Linux kernel’s TCP implementation processes Selective Acknowledgement (SACK) options and handles low Maximum Segment Size (MSS) values. These TCP SACK Panic vulnerabilities could expose servers to a denial of service attack, so it is crucial to have systems patched. Updated versions of the Linux ...
14 May 2019
Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS) describes a group of vulnerabilities (CVE-2018-12126, CVE-2018-12127, CVE-2018-12130, and CVE-2019-11091) in various Intel microprocessors, which allow a malicious process to read various information from another process which is executing on the same CPU core. This occurs due to the use of various m ...
7 March 2019
As 14.04 reaches the end of its five-year, Standard Security Maintenance, LTS window in April 2019, support for the OS is transitioning into a new phase – Extended Security Maintenance (ESM). ...
5 February 2019
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS – As 14.04 reaches the end of its five-year LTS window in April 2019, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ‘Trusty Tahr’ transitions to Extended Security Maintenance (ESM). ESM is a feature available through Ubuntu Advantage, Canonical’s commercial support package. ESM as a stand-alone addition was available for 12.04 only. Contact the Ubunt ...