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

Critical CIMS systems related announcements systems_critical at cims.nyu.edu
Wed Jan 6 14:54:22 EST 2016


   Security/Software Updates (Linux reboots)

   Compute nodes and desktop machines WILL BE REBOOTED on Monday (January
   11th).  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:

   pubbox10.cims.nyu.edu
   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):

   kernel
   coreutils
   httpd
   java-1.6.0-*
   libgudev1
   libipa_hbac
   libpng
   libreoffice
   libreport
   libRmath
   libsmbclient
   libsss_idmap
   libudev
   libxml
   openblas
   openldap
   openssl
   numerous Perl packages
   postgresql
   R
   R-core
   R-devel
   R-java
   samba
   SDL
   thunderbird
   udev
   zip
   zsh

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

   ---
   NYU Courant Institute


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