Filr Security Patch regarding MELTDOWN & SPECTRE

Posted on Jan 22, 2018 in Micro Focus Filr, Novell Filr, Security

This patch applies to Micro Focus Filr 3.0 and Novell Filr 2.0.

By now, your surely know all about the “Meltdown” and “Spectre” attacks against modern CPUs.

The patch for these issues is now available in Filr 3.0 – Security Update 3 and Filr 2.0 – Security Update 4. With the update installed, the kernel version will be updated to 3.0.101-108.21.1.

Additional information

For details on the attacks, please visit https://meltdownattack.com or https://spectreattack.com or

The patch download pages are available here: Patch for Filr 3.0 and Patch for Filr 2.0.

Please note: When applying the updates the version numbers of Filr are NOT being changed. However, this does not imply an update failure, but is rather working as designed.

To make sure if the update has been performed successfully, please follow the instructions given on the patch’s download page.