22nd April 2018

Virtual instances - Fremont BIOS updates - CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5754; affected nodes: v5XX

In order to address recent security vulnerabilities (CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5753, CVE-2017-5754) we will be applying latest BIOS updates on the following affected node IDs:

Range: v5XX

Kernel upgrades have been already applied by us back in January, however only now we have received stable BIOS images for these nodes from our server vendor.

We will be gracefully shutting down all VMs, applying the upgrades, and restarting all VMs over the period of 2 hours, beginning from 22:30 PST on April 22, 2018.

23:24 PST All updates applied successfully. All VMs will start automatically in the next 10-15 minutes.