Date: 12th June 2019
Time: 01:00 AM SGT
Scheduled maintenance to perform security patches which included a CPU side vulnerability (MDS) update for all Linux servers has been completed. All service hosts under aforementioned servers are responding and will now resume their operations without any noticeable service impact.
Dear Valued Customers,
**Only Linux shared hosting clients will experience service disruption**
Date: 11th June 2019
Time: 10:00 PM SGT
ETA: 4 hours (15-30 minutes each server)
As refer to the following Security announcement by Red Hat:
What is MDS?
MDS (Microarchitectural Data Sampling) is a CPU side vulnerability. It is a significant security vulnerability that affects cloud providers with multi-tenant environments.
Our team will perform scheduled security update on all Linux shared shared servers.
All services will be temporarily inaccessible during our reboot to apply new update.
Please do not hesitate to contact us by creating a Helpdesk Ticket at https://support.webhosting.sg if you have any enquiries regarding this maintenance exercise.
Technical Support Department