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How to fix Meltdown & Spectre Vulnerabilities on Redhat Linux?

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Redhat is closely working with Intel and AMD to mitigate the risk of micro-architectural (hardware) implementation issues which are named as Meltdown and Spectre. These vulnerabilities are mostly affecting many modern microprocessors which include Intel, AMD, IBM power and ARM processors. These issues can be overcome by updating Linux kernel, virtualization-related components, and/or in combination with a microcode update (Firmware). To …

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Vulnerabilities – How to Fix Meltdown and Spectre on VMware vSphere ?

VMware vSphere Spectre Meltdown

VMware vSphere also affected by multiple vulnerabilities since its uses Intel/AMD platforms. VMware vSphere has multiple layers of virtualization and sadly, you should apply/update the patches for all the components which includes Operating systems, virtual machines, virtual appliances, hypervisors, server firmware, and CPU microcode. Operating system patches can reduce the risk with help of hypervisor patches without updating the server firmware (CPU …

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Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities – Big Threats

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Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities have made 80% of servers as Vulnerable in overnight, thanks to  Google Project Zero team and other security researchers who have brought such a worst vulnerabilities to the world (At least now). Meltdown vulnerability basically melts security boundaries which are normally enforced by the hardware (CPU).  Spectre name is based on the root cause, “speculative execution”. Spectre is harder to exploit …

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VMware VCSA 6.5 – Reset / Recover SSO Password

Reset Recover VMware vCSA 6.5 SSO password

This article will provide a step by step procedure to reset / recover VMware vCenter SSO password. VMware vCenter server is core component of VMware vSphere. “Single Sign-On”  is the main component of Platform Service Controller and responsible to provide a token to the users to access the solutions which are connected to the vCenter server. SSO acts like an authentication …

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