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  1. Data Management
  2. DM-13169

jenkins security update - spectre/meltdown

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      Update the running kernel on all jenkins related linux nodes as a partial mitigation of the

      https://spectreattack.com/

      Centos 7/EL7 related links:

      https://access.redhat.com/security/vulnerabilities/speculativeexecution
      https://lwn.net/Articles/742919/
      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0007

      EC2 instances may need to be restarted regardless due to AWS patching hypervisors, so it makes sense to update the kernel at the same time.

      Presumably, the jenkins OSX nodes will also need to be updated but this may be split into a separate ticket.

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              jhoblitt Joshua Hoblitt
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              jhoblitt Joshua Hoblitt
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              Adam Thornton, Angelo Fausti, Frossie Economou, Jonathan Sick, Joshua Hoblitt
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