[Systems Critical] Security/Software Updates (Linux reboots)

Critical CIMS systems related announcements systems_critical at cims.nyu.edu
Wed Jul 29 15:40:00 EDT 2015


   Security/Software Updates (Linux reboots)

   Compute nodes and desktop machines WILL BE REBOOTED on Tuesday (August
   4th).  Updates will be applied to machines between 7:00pm and midnight.
   In an effort to try and minimize any corrupted files or lost work,
   please save all your data and logout of any Linux systems before
   7:00pm. We urge people to test any packages that are critical to their
   work and let us know if they encounter any problems before the updates
   occur. The following machines have the updates:

   pubbox16.cims.nyu.edu
   pubbox27.cims.nyu.edu
   pubbox30.cims.nyu.edu
   pubbox36.cims.nyu.edu
   pubbox41.cims.nyu.edu
   pubbox43.cims.nyu.edu
   pubbox44.cims.nyu.edu
   pubbox46.cims.nyu.edu

   Some significant software updates include (but are not limited to):
   Linux kernel
   bash
   boost
   gcc
   glibc
   gnutls
   libcurl
   libgcc
   libgfortran
   libgnat
   libstdc++
   libX11
   openssh
   openssl
   php
   python 2.6
   SDL
   sendmail
   thunderbird
   xorg
   zsh

   Read online at:
   http://cims.nyu.edu/webapps/feed/systems/announcements/critical/

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   NYU Courant Institute


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