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SOLVED kcarectl version up to date but still getting warning

Discussion in 'Security' started by durangod, Feb 9, 2018.

  1. durangod

    durangod Well-Known Member

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    Hi, i know there are several of these posts out there but it seems there must be a kazillion different kernels on the market for some reason and so i thought it would be better to do this individually. If i am wrong and there is a solution to this please share the correct link, thanks.

    Im still getting the race condition advisory even though i joined the kernelcare service last week and even though i waited because they said it would take a few days to get a new kernel out.

    How do i solve this warning and this security issue.

    Code:
    root [/]# kcarectl --version
    2.14-3
    root [/]#
    
    root [/]# kcarectl --check
    The latest patch is applied.
    root [/]#
    
    root [/]# uname -a
    Linux hostname.example.com 2.6.32-696.20.1.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri Jan 26 17:51:45 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
    root [/]#
    
    
    thanks :)
     
  2. cPWilliamL

    cPWilliamL cP Technical Analyst II
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    Hi @durangod,

    Please provide the cPanel version and kcare version:
    Code:
    # kcarectl --info
    # cat /usr/local/cpanel/version
    
    Thanks,
     
  3. durangod

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    OK thanks and hi... here ya go..

    Code:
    
    root [/]# kcarectl --info
    kpatch-state: patch is applied
    kpatch-for: Linux version 2.6.32-696.20.1.el6.x86_64 (mockbuild@x86_64_01.bsys.centos.org) (gcc version 4.4.7 20120313 (Red Hat 4.4.7-18) (GCC) ) #1 SMP Fri Jan 26 17:51:45 UTC 2018
    kpatch-build-time: Wed Jan 31 15:43:46 2018
    kpatch-description: 2-;2.6.32-696.20.1.el6
    
    
    root [/]# cat /usr/local/cpanel/version
    11.68.0.28
    root [/]# 
    
    
    thanks
     
  4. durangod

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    kernelcare has acknowledged that i am covered and that cpanel is aware of the notice bug...

    thanks :)
     
  5. cPWilliamL

    cPWilliamL cP Technical Analyst II
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    Thanks for the added information. Initially, I thought that CPANEL-17016 only covered the free kernelcare patch; however, after reading the code changes, it appears to handle any symlink protection provided by kernelcare. So this should be corrected in cPanel 70
     
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