Upgrading MariaDB 10.0 to 10.3.9 on Ubuntu 16.04

MariaDB is quickly becoming the de facto open-source database software to use in development, production, and even enterprise environments. Our very own Cloud Sites product uses the newest in MariaDB as it’s mostly known for being a fork and drop-in replacement to MySQL, which is created and maintained by the original MySQL developers. This article …

DNF (Dandified Yum) Command Examples: Install, Remove, Upgrade, and Downgrade

DNF (Dandified Yum) 101: Basic Package Manager Interaction I. What is DNF (Dandified Yum)? II. DNF Examples: Install, Remove, Upgrade, and Downgrade Install a Package Syntax: dnf install <package> Install a Single Package – Example: dnf install mysql-server Where mysql-server is the package name. Install Multiple Packages – Example: dnf install mysql-server mysql Where mysql-server …

How to Update Bash on Debian and Ubuntu

Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for updating Bash on Debian and Ubuntu. I’ll be working from both a sxi.io Web Core Managed Ubuntu 14.04 server and a sxi.io Web Self Managed Debian 7.4 server, and I’ll be logged in as root. Clean-Up Apt-get apt-get autoclean Update Bash Updating Bash is as simple as …

How To Update the Kernel in CentOS / Red Hat

Updating the kernel on Red Hat Linux or CentOS Linux is a very simple process. Most commonly you will use the following command in the case of a security vulnerability, or perhaps just to verify that you’re running the most up-to-date kernel: yum -y update kernel In this case, yum is the rpm-based package manager …

Update and Patch OpenSSL on Ubuntu for the CCS Injection Vulnerability

What is OpenSSL? OpenSSL is a common cryptographic library which provides encryption, specifically SSL/TLS, for popular applications such as Apache (web), MySQL (database), e-mail, virtual private networks (VPNs), and more. What is “the CCS Injection Vulnerability”? The ChangeCipherSpec (CCS) Injection Vulnerability is a moderately severe vulnerability in OpenSSL, known formally as “SSL/TLS MITM vulnerability (CVE-2014-0224)“. …

Information on CVE-2014-9322 Vulnerability for Red Hat and CentOS

A vulnerability found in the Linux kernel, specifically a flaw in fault handling associated with the Stack Segment (SS), allows an unprivileged user to potentially gain privileges. CentOS 4, CentOS 5, CentOS 6, and CentOS 7 are potentially affected, thus we want to highlight the following information. To verify your kernel has at least downloaded …

Update and Patch OpenSSL on CentOS for the CCS Injection Vulnerability

What is OpenSSL? OpenSSL is a common cryptographic library which provides encryption, specifically SSL/TLS, for popular applications such as Apache (web), MySQL (database), e-mail, virtual private networks (VPNs), and more. What is “the CCS Injection Vulnerability”? The ChangeCipherSpec (CCS) Injection Vulnerability is a moderately severe vulnerability in OpenSSL, known formally as “SSL/TLS MITM vulnerability (CVE-2014-0224)“. …