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SOLVED Security Advisor on CentOS7 with KernelCare has incorrect reboot message

Discussion in 'Security' started by vlee, May 9, 2018.

  1. vlee

    vlee Well-Known Member

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    After cPanel updated this showed up in Home »Security Center »Security Advisor

    The system kernel is at version “3.10.0-862.el7”, but is set to boot to version “3.10.0-693.21.1.el7.x86_64”.You must take one of the following actions to ensure the system is up-to-date:
    • Wait a few days for KernelCare to publish a kernel patch.
    • Reboot the system.

    I did a manual reboot and still show up.

    I guess I have to wait for Kernel Care to update to 3.10.0-862.el7
     
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  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager Staff Member

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    Hello @vlee,

    In this case, it looks like KernelCare has actually published the updated kernel before CentOS. This is resulting in Security Advisor detecting a mismatch between the installed kernel and the kernel configured at boot time and falsely reporting that a reboot is required. Internal case CPANEL-20239 was opened to report this issue. I'll monitor this case and update this thread with more information as it becomes available.

    Thank you.
     
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    vlee Well-Known Member

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    Thank you Michael for the status update.

    I look forward to further updates on this Internal case CPANEL-20239
     
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    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager Staff Member

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    Hello,

    To follow-up, this was fixed in cPanel & WHM version 76:

    Fixed case CPANEL-20239: Fixed false reboot suggestion when KernelCare is running.

    Thank you.
     
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